Tag: prince edward island

Erin O’Toole comes to the Island to Visit

A couple of days after Justin Trudeau’s visit, the Conservative party leader Erin O’Toole was also on Prince Edward Island. The plane arrived around 330pm and I spent some of the afternoon getting prepared for a new first. Live Filing My images would be live filed, straight from my camera to the amazing editors at Read More

Justin Trudeau’s Election Visit to PEI

I had been somewhere near Fredericton, New Brunswick listening to some podcast on how an election was anticipated when Reuters photo editor in charge of North America Chris Helgren called giving me a heads-up that an election call was coming on Sunday. Chris is nothing short of amazing. He has kept all the photographers on Read More

PEI Housing Crisis: Chris & Melinda Boyles

Prince Edward Island has been a desirable spot for people to immigrate to. Whether they are coming from Toronto or internationally, the Island has had a flood of newcomers. Between 2019 and 2020, the population had grown 1.5%. When the HST was introduced in 2013, I recall contractors complaining about the lack of work. Also Read More

A Vigil for the 215 Children Discovered

Last Sunday (June 30th) I got a text message about a Vigil happening the next day (Monday, June 31st) in downtown Charlottetown. It was after the discovery of 215 bodies outside the Kamloops Residential School which had an “enrollment” peaking at 500 “students”. The Indigenous organizers wished to have a small group (due to COVID19 Read More

Setting Day Eve on PEI

Tonight is setting day eve, where lobster fisherfolk head out in the morning and set their traps. For Islanders this is an exciting day as the lobster fisheries is big part of our economy. For some, they baited their traps & loaded their boats on the weekend. For others, they will wait till the morning Read More

The Guardian Cover Photo

My hometown paper, The Guardian, selected this cute photo for the cover on today’s paper. Today’s paper also includes some additional photos from the Santa Claus popup photo sessions at the Confederation Court Mall! Be sure to check it out. Read More

The Atlantic Bubble

Life inside the Atlantic bubble has been pretty good. Outside some spurts of COVID19 activity which is usually controlled, we’ve been pretty lax & lucky down here. As Greg Mercer wrote for The Globe & Mail, “the East Coast is healthy and thriving under some of the country’s toughest health rules. Here’s how they did Read More

PEI Schools Pace Reopening Amid Pandemic

It’s September but March break has officially ended for the kiddos as they head back to school after an extended break due to COVID-19. Read More

New York Times Landing Page Photo

Not too often does the maritimes make it into the New York times, let alone their landing page photo. But after schools reopened on Prince Edward Island, they selected one of my photos taken for Reuters, as a landing page photo on their front page! In addition to this, they have since also utilized another Read More

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