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Sexual assault victims get landmark settlement

Thumbnail image for Thumbnail image for Thumbnail image for Thumbnail image for BRKWY LOGO FINAL.jpgIt's being called the highest settlement in a sexual abuse case in Quebec's history. The Redemptorist Order of Catholic Priests has agreed to pay $20 million to victims of sexual assault who attended one of its schools outside of Quebec City. Our Peter Tardif spoke with one of the lawyers representing the victims, Robert Kugler, as well as one of the victims, Frank Tremblay. Listen here

Van Doos to guard Buckingham Palace

10382312_738841986157063_4991359639209137603_o.jpgAs the Royal 22nd Regiment celebrates its 100th anniversary this year, members of its guard will be flying off to London, England to perform the changing of the guard at Buckingham Palace and the Tower of London. This week, British soldiers with the Queen's Guard were in town to inspect the troops before their big debut. Peter Tardif headed to the Citadelle in Quebec City to speak with them and hear the Van Doos practice. Listen here

Walking across Canada for homelessness

jason mccomb homelessness.jpgJason McComb is a homeless man from St. Thomas, Ontario. In April, he left the Terry Fox Memorial in St. John's, Newfoundland with the goal of walking to Victoria, British Columbia. He wants to raise awareness about homelessness and the stigma faced by people who live on the street. With thousands of kilometres under his belt, Jason McComb arrived in Quebec City this past weekend. Peter Tardif spoke to him about his journey and his will to walk on. Listen here