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Join host Karen Mair as she takes you through the late afternoon with smart conversations that are current and relevant, introducing listeners to news makers, artists and community members shaping our way of life

Join host Karen Mair as she takes you through the late afternoon with smart conversations that are current and relevant, introducing listeners to news makers, artists and community members shaping our way of life
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Join host Karen Mair as she takes you through the late afternoon with smart conversations that are current and relevant, introducing listeners to news makers, artists and community members shaping our way of life

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English


Episodes

Tignish Fires

8/7/2018
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The Fire Chief in Tignish says there's been a rash of nuisance fires lately - it's not only taking a toll on his volunteers - but he's worried about how easily small fires can get out of hand. Kerry Campbell spoke with Fire Chief Allan Gavin.

Duration:00:08:27

Confederation Centre announces new CEO

8/3/2018
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Steve Bellamy takes the reigns at the Confederation Centre this fall.

Duration:00:09:51

PEI firefighters return from Ontario

8/3/2018
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Andrew Ing is one of four P.E.I. firefighters that camped just 500 metres from the Cochrane 08 fire near the Quebec border.

Duration:00:07:04

Take UV precautions

8/2/2018
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As the hot weather continues in P.E.I., people need protection from not only the heat, but harmful ultraviolet (UV) rays. Linda Libby is with Environment and Climate Change Canada. She spoke with the CBC's Jessica Doria-Brown.

Duration:00:07:47

Senior's Homes need A/C

8/2/2018
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An elderly care home in Summerside doesn't have air conditioning. Sylvia Magnotta's 101-year old father, lives at the home and she's demanding the province provide A-C units for seniors homes.

Duration:00:06:49

EpiPen shortage

8/1/2018
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There's a shortage of epipens in Canada right now, the 0.3mg dose that's used for kids who weigh more than 30kgs and adults, is out of stock and that's left Island pharmacists scrambling lately to try and fill prescriptions. Allen Greene is a pharmacist and general manager of Murphy's Pharmacy in Charlottetown. He spoke with the CBC's Jessica Doria-Brown:

Duration:00:07:05

Summer Sounds to Discover: Melanie Mills

8/1/2018
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Melanie Mills from the Dunk joins shares some music to explore as we continue our Summer Sounds to Discover series

Duration:00:14:29

Richard Wood

8/1/2018
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It's been eight years since Richard Wood released a new album. Unbroken is his new offering and we speak with him about the CD and why he's so proud of this particular musical achievement.

Duration:00:25:37

Evan Hammell "Oh Earth"

5/30/2018
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Being noted in the world of music composition. Evan Hammell, orginally from PEI has received word that his new choral composition "Oh Earth" has being published by Santa Barbara Music. Evan Hammell told Angela Walker why this is so important to him.

Duration:00:10:10

Betty Buley - Summerside Community Choir celebrates its 40th anniversary

5/30/2018
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As the Summerside Community Choir celebrates its 40th anniversary with a concert Saturday night in Indian River,Angela Walker reflects back on those forty years with Betty Buley. She was a member of the choir from the very start and still loves being part of it all.

Duration:00:07:26

Sarah Hurwitz speech writer

5/29/2018
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Trying to find the right words for the moment. Angela Walker met Sarah Hurwitz, a former White House speech writer. Hurwitz has helped craft speeches for people like Michelle and Barak Obama and Hilliary Clinton. She was on PEI for the Canadian Public Relations Society annual meeting.

Duration:00:08:59

Shaun Majumder

5/29/2018
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He's known for his comedic work in "This Hour Has 22 Minutes" and his own show on the W Network. But award winning comedian Shaun Majumder will bring his "hate tour" to the Maritimes this July. He told Angela Walker why this show might be a little different than what he usually does.

Duration:00:08:28

Spin Time Elizabeth Pederson

5/28/2018
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Mother, grandmother, occupational health and safety education officer, volunteer patient advocate and music lover extraordinaire, Elizabeth Pederson, took over as our Spin Time DJ.

Duration:00:21:43

Looping technology for churches

5/25/2018
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The PEI Chapter of the Canadian Hard of Hearing Association has been working for a few years now on getting Island churches to introduce looping technology, which helps people who might have problems hearing sermons or music. The technology has started to be used in a couple of Island churches. Angela Walker paid a visit to a recent information and testing session held at a church in Cornwall.

Duration:00:09:05

Dutch Thompon - Horses

5/25/2018
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Dutch Thompon takes us back to the by-gone days with stories of brave, gentle, and even beer drinking horses.

Duration:00:12:16

Totally 80's prom

5/24/2018
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From the big hair and big earrings, to the music of Madonna and Boy George, to perhaps your first love. Want to remember your 80's prom in fine style? Amanda Rae Gallant told Angela Walker about an 80's prom she is holding at the Confederation Court Mall as a fundraiser for Anderson House.

Duration:00:06:37

PEI Festival of Wines

5/24/2018
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A chance to sip, learn, and enjoy. The PEI Festival of Wines is highlighting wines of Chile this year. Angela Walker spoke with Jean-Sebastian Morin, of the PEI Liquor Control Commission, and Felipe Del Solar, a wine expert from Chile and the general manager for Escalade Wines.

Duration:00:10:46

"Here's to 40"

5/23/2018
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"Here's to 40" is the name of a new one woman show written and performed by Sherri-Lee Pike. She told Angela Walker all about it, and how it has taken her a bit out of her comfort zone.

Duration:00:08:04

Lee Siegel "Jesus Christ Superstar"

5/23/2018
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Lee Siegel is making his Charlottetown Festival debut in "Jesus Christ Superstar", playing the role of Judas. But he's no stranger to this hit musical. It has provided lots of firsts in his career. He spoke with Angela Walker.

Duration:00:10:26

Canadian Song Conference

5/22/2018
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Six Island musical artists paired with six acts from other parts of Canada and given one day to write two new songs together. Rob Oakie of Music PEI and Amanda Jackson of the Amanda Jackson band told Angela Walker about the Canadian Songwriter Challenge, part of the Canadian Song Conference in Charlottetown.

Duration:00:14:09