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Past Episodes: May 2009 Archives

May 31st and June 2nd, 2009 - Host and producer Anne-Marie Losique

This week on C'est la vie meet Anne-Marie Losique.

She's a TV host and producer, well-known for her flirtatious personality and sexy image.

As of next year, she will also be producing a new subscription TV channel, in French and English.

It's called Vanessa, and it's destined for adults only.

Losique tells us about it on C'est la vie.


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Music played during this week's program: Eloi Brunelle

May 24th and 26th, 2009 - Quebec's mythical monsters

This week on C'est la vie discover some of the monsters that inhabit Quebec.

According to folklore, every region has its witch, were-wolf or ghost.

Author Bryan Perro will tell us about them on C'est la vie.


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Books mentioned on this week's program:

Créatures fantastiques du Québec, Tome I by Bryan Perro, published by les intouchables

Créatures fantastiques du Québec, Tome II by Bryan Perro, published by les intouchables
Music played during this week's program: The soundtrack for Les filles de Caleb, composed by Richard Grégoire.

May 17th and 19th, 2009 - The Battle of the Plains of Abraham

This week C'est la vie takes a different look at the Battle of the Plains of Abraham.

It's a seminal event in Canadian history.

But what do we really know about what happened that day, and the context of the battle?

Two historians, a francophone and an anglophone, talk about the Battle, looking beyond the perspectives of generals Wolfe and Montcalm.


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Books mentioned on this week's program:

Northern Armageddon: The Battle of the Plains of Abraham by D. Peter MacLeod. It is published by Douglas & McIntyre.

Québec ville assiégée, 1759-1760, published by Denis Vaugeois' publishing house, Les éditions du Septentrion.