• Saroja Coelho


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

    Posted: Jan 16, 2017 2:50 PM ET

Breakaway clips

  • Monday November 21, 2016

    Audio Shirley Nadeau launches hamper campaign on Breakaway

    Shirley Nadeau, the chair of the Community Christmas Hamper Campaign, speaks to Saroja Coelho, about the start of the campaign.

    Listen 8:00
  • Wednesday October 26, 2016

    Audio Laurentians ski instructor recognized for 60 years of service

    At 84 years old, Ross Cole is the oldest ski instructor to still be giving lessons in Canada. After spending six decades on the Laurentians' ski hills, Cole has just received a lifetime achievement award.

    Listen 10:00
  • Tuesday September 13, 2016

    Audio Unschooling: Part two

    The unschooling trend is seeing thousands of Canadian children yanked from school and allowed to learn what they want. In part two of our series, Radio-Canada's Valérie Ouellet introduces us to a former unschooler and we learn how he's doing in adulthood.

    Listen 9:52
  • Monday September 12, 2016

    Audio Unschooling: Part one

    Unschoolers are kids who were yanked from school by their parents and who get to decide what they want to learn. In this first of two interviews, Radio-Canada's Valérie Ouellet introduces us to a teenager who isn't receiving a formal education.

    Listen 9:43
  • Tuesday August 23, 2016

    Audio Serving up insects for dinner

    An insect farm in the Eastern Townships is shipping its crickets and mealworms to restaurants and wholesalers across Quebec. Nabil Chaib Draa tells us about his budding business in Frelighsburg.

    Listen 11:38
  • Wednesday August 17, 2016

    Audio Deciding who takes the gold in Rio

    Charlesbourg native Hélène Morneau has been judging diving competitions for the past 35 years. We spoke with her right before the women's 10m platform preliminary round at the 2016 Rio Olympics.

    Listen 11:03
  • Tuesday August 16, 2016

    Audio 90-year-old skydiver fulfills promise made in 1943

    After surviving a 50-foot fall in a workplace accident, Laval Boulanger vowed that if he lived to be 90, he would go skydiving. The Shawinigan resident finally took the jump. His instructor Antoine Bourgon tells us how it went.

    Listen 7:19
  • Thursday August 11, 2016

    Audio High incidence of brain cancer on the Lower North Shore: Health officials investigate

    Public health experts are trying to find an explanation for an unusually high occurrence of brain cancer on the Lower North Shore. Dr. Stéphane Trépanier explains what could help them.

    Listen 3:58

















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