Nov 25, 2014 | 3:22Breakaway Ross Murray: Fermented grapes Audio
Breakaway Ross Murray: Fermented grapes Nov 25, 2014 | 3:22With the holidays on the horizon, it's time for all those planning to host an affair to bone up on their wines. Luckily, Ross Murray has a nose for fermented grapes. In this week's column, the sommelier of Stanstead shares his tips on tippling.
Oct 30, 2012 | 2:40Breakaway Ross Murray: Halloween movies Audio
Breakaway Ross Murray: Halloween movies Oct 30, 2012 | 2:40Halloween is tomorrow night and that means -- time for scary movies! Our regular contributor Ross Murray can be pretty scary himself sometimes, and this week he presented his own coming attractions that remind us that home is where the horror is.
Oct 29, 2012 | 9:30Breakaway Empress of Ireland collection sold to Canada's Museum of Civilization Audio
Breakaway Empress of Ireland collection sold to Canada's Museum of Civilization Oct 29, 2012 | 9:30It was the worst maritime disaster in Canadian history — the Empress of Ireland that sank near Rimouski in 1914. Private collector Philippe Beaudry has sold his prized collection of 400 artifacts from that disaster to the Canadian Museum of Civilization. Jacquie spoke with curator John Willis who is preparing an exhibition for the centenary of the sinking, in 2014. He explained why the story of the Empress is of interest to the whole nation.
Nov 12, 2012 | 14:57Breakaway Angèle Dubeau: Video game music on the violin Audio
Breakaway Angèle Dubeau: Video game music on the violin Nov 12, 2012 | 14:57Even if you're not all that into video games, chances are you can still recognize the music from Tetris. On her latest album, Angèle Dubeau puts her spin on the likes of musical themes from Tetris, Angry Birds and Final Fantasy. It's the famed violinist's 37th album, already proving to be popular with fans and gamers all over the world. Angèle Dubeau dropped by the Breakaway studio to talk about "Game Music" with the CBC's Rachelle Solomon.
Nov 16, 2012 | 11:35Breakaway Wooden yurts made in Fermont Audio
Breakaway Wooden yurts made in Fermont Nov 16, 2012 | 11:35Still used in the steppes of Central Asia today, yurts are an ancient design of shelter, circular in form, made of felt or canvas. A group of four residents from the mining boom town of Fermont, in northeastern Quebec, is manufacturing modern yurts made from local wood. Jacquie found out more about the yurts built by Nature-Concept at the Cottage & Country Homes Show in Quebec City.
Jan 18, 2013 | 11:56Breakaway Big Air snowboarding competition in Quebec City Audio
Breakaway Big Air snowboarding competition in Quebec City Jan 18, 2013 | 11:56For the past two months in Quebec City, between two overpasses, a massive 100-metre tower of scaffolding has been built and on it, a giant snow-covered jump. Tonight and tomorrow, 40 of the world's top snowboarders will soar off that jump, into the night air, turning their aerial tricks. Jacquie went out during practice runs to find out more about the Big Air LG/FIS World Championships...