• Saroja Coelho


    Live from Quebec City, Breakaway connects with communities all over the province.

    Posted: Jan 16, 2017 2:50 PM ET
    Last Updated: Jun 30, 2017 3:38 PM ET

Breakaway clips

  • Thursday November 02, 2017

    Audio Quebec's Hip Hop Scene in the Spotlight

    Alaclair Ensemble's big wins at le Gala de l'ADISQ, we ask: is Quebec rap and hip hop scene at a turning point? Journalist - and rap fan himself - Olivier Arbour-Massé has been looking at the genre, and takes us to class: Qc Hip Hop 101.

    Listen 19:16
  • Wednesday September 06, 2017

    Audio Moving away from home at 14

    A young soccer player from Rawdon, Que. has made the bold move of leaving home at the age of 14. Taylor Mackay is now living with a host family in Montreal to play with the Montreal Impact's training camp.

    Listen 5:02
  • Friday September 01, 2017

    Audio Understanding the reality of being a minority in a minority

    In addition to live music, karaoke, burlesque performances, and outdoor markets, Quebec City's Fete Arc en Ciel features educational conferences. Doctoral student Claudia Fournier shares her research on the lived realities of gay immigrants to Quebec.

    Listen 9:11
  • Friday August 25, 2017

    Audio Young runners from Tasiujaq compete in Quebec City Marathon

    Eight runners hail from Tasiujaq, a community in Northern Quebec, participated in the Quebec City Marathon. Josée Martineau is a nurse there, and got the group together to compete. They joined Saroja in our Quebec City studio the day before the race.

    Listen 7:35
  • Thursday August 10, 2017

    Audio Meet the residents of Eaton Corner circa 1867

    Eaton Corner is getting decked out in its finest attire to celebrate Canada's 150th. We speak with people who once walked the dusty streets, back in 1867.

    Listen 9:31
  • Friday August 04, 2017

    Audio Victoriaville embraces front-yard gardens

    From tomatoes, to edible flowers, to fruit trees, homeowners in Victoriaville are encouraged to use their front lawns for their urban gardens. We take a tour of Sophie Legault's home.

    Listen 11:13
  • Wednesday July 12, 2017

    Audio Gab Paquet talks mullets and crooners

    Gab Paquet has long idolized and emulated male crooners from the 1970s and 80s, and now he's sharing the stage with them. He tells our Julia Caron about what it means to perform at le Festival d'Ete's 50th edition, opening for Michel Louvain.

    Listen 18:15
  • Friday June 16, 2017

    Audio Public art takes over Highway 20

    Transforming highway rest stops into public art. Seventeen truck stops and rest stops along Highway 20, between Quebec City and Montreal, have been taken over by artists. Julia Caron tells us about this audacious collaboration.

    Listen 7:09


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