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Rachelle Solomon

Cleaning up after Arthur

Thumbnail image for Thumbnail image for BRKWY LOGO FINAL.jpgThe community of Marsoui on the North Shore of the Gaspé Peninsula was badly hit by post-tropical storm Arthur over the weekend. Homes had to be evacuated and the storm caused damage to the town's sewer system. Our Rachelle Solomon spoke with a resident of Marsoui who, like his neighbours, has been without running water since Saturday.  Listen here

The Gunner: Paul Almond's latest book

Thumbnail image for Thumbnail image for BRKWY LOGO FINAL.jpgWith the 100 year anniversary of the beginning of the First World War around the corner, author Paul Almond has released the sixth book in his Alford Saga.  The Gunner is loosely based on his father's experience leaving the Gaspé and enlisting in the war. Our Rachelle Solomon spoke with Almond from his family homestead in Shigawake. Listen here

Memories of the Quebec Chronicle-Telegraph

Thumbnail image for Thumbnail image for BRKWY LOGO FINAL.jpgAlex J. Walling's first job in journalism was in 1965 with the Quebec Chronicle-Telegraph, when the newspaper was still a daily. As the QCT celebrates its 250th anniversary, Walling shared memories with Rachelle, from his paper route to his first day on the job, which launched his nearly 50 year career as a journalist. Listen here