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Breakaway with Saroja Coelho

From the Gaspé to the Abitibi, the Eastern Townships to the Lower North Shore, Breakaway has Quebec covered! Entertainment and the arts, sports, business, politics - all with a Quebec twist.

  • 08:55
    7-year-old Rose McGraw managed to nab a front-row spot at one of the biggest outdoor venues in North America, and still managed to catch the eye of her favourite band. Our Julia Caron brings us her story.
    Jul 13, 2018
  • 06:37
    Rob Hardwick is the Bishop of the Qu'appelle Diocese in Southern Saskatchewan, and is crossing Canada by bike. It's in part a spiritual journey, and partly a fundraising effort to address one of the darkest chapters of Canadian history - residential schools. After having crossed six provinces, he joined us in our Quebec City studios to share some of what he has learned along the way.
    Jul 11, 2018
  • 13:46
    Bernard Dubé has been living off the land for most of his life. He is a trapper, a fisherman and a farmer, who whips up recipes passed down from his mother and grandmother. He's captured a lifetime of recipes and stories in his cookbook "The Harvest." Breakaway host Saroja Coelho traveled to New Richmond for a taste of his pickled daisy buds and rosehip jam.
    Jul 11, 2018
  • 10:16
    Guest host Allison Van Rassel sat down with Jane Birkin for an intimate one-on-one conversation about her life, her losses, and what keeps her inspired today.
    Jul 6, 2018
  • 09:54
    Noemie Pomerleau-Cloutier has long been drawn to the natural beauty on the Lower North Shore. She tells Breakaway host Saroja Coelho how her youth - and the loss of her father - has lead to a lifelong fascination with the region, and why she'll spend two weeks travelling along the coast this summer.
    Jun 28, 2018
  • 13:57
    Wendake is remembering the life and music of blues legend Gilles Sioui. Gilles died on June 30th, 2017. Kwendokye's Andrée Levesque-Sioui was a friend of his, and often performed alongside him. She shares stories of how he made a lasting impression on nearly everyone he met and performed with, and how she's remembering her friend one year after his death.
    Jun 28, 2018
  • 08:30
    The summer months means many kids are getting a break from school, and all the homework that comes with it. Our language columnist Kristy Findlay takes a look at the very real risk of losing all those important skills they learned during the school year, and how to help with retain that information.
    Jun 26, 2018
  • 14:11
    Health Minister Gaétan Barrette apologized for comments that have been called racist. We hear reaction from Tunu Napartuk, the mayor of Kuujjuaq, along with Ghislain Picard, the Chief of the Assembly of First Nations Quebec-Labrador. We also hear from Dr. Samir Shaheen-Hussain, a pediatric emergency physician who has been raising concerns about the way children in Northern communities are transported south.
    Jun 21, 2018
  • 06:26
    Softball is a beloved summer pastime in the Mi'kmaq community of Gesgapegiag, on the south shore of the Gaspé. Breakaway host Saroja Coelho dropped in at a game on the Margaret Jerome Memorial Ball Field, where entire families were out for a day of play.
    Jun 18, 2018
  • 05:12
    From May 15 to June 15, students from Université Laval's Archaeological Field School have been uncovering unusual objects from underneath the dirt, gravel and mud of a Limoilou parking lot. They're lead by their professor Allison Bain and masters student Rachelle Archambault. Rachelle introduced the CBC's Julia Caron to two students who aren't afraid to get their hands dirty.
    Jun 15, 2018
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