Jun 30, 2015 | 15:40Breakaway Arundel's connection to the Canadian flag Audio
Breakaway Arundel's connection to the Canadian flag Jun 30, 2015 | 15:40This year marks the 50th anniversary of the Canadian flag, and John Matheson, born in Arundel, played a pivotal role in its creation. The CBC's Rachelle Solomon spoke with his grandson about a special ceremony in the Laurentian village.
Jun 23, 2015 | 10:47Breakaway A guide to day-to-day Québec French Audio
Breakaway A guide to day-to-day Québec French Jun 23, 2015 | 10:47Dépanneur and poutine are obvious ones, but there are so many words and expressions that are unique to Québécois French. The CBC's Rachelle Solomon spoke with Daniel Kraus about Speak Québec, his guide to everyday French in the province.
Feb 3, 2015 | 12:29Breakaway QHS girls head north to play ball Audio
Breakaway QHS girls head north to play ball Feb 3, 2015 | 12:29This week, the Central Quebec School Board's basketball tournament begins. It's taking place in Kawawachikamach near Schefferville. The CBC's Peter Tardif met up with Quebec High School's senior girls' team that has a connection to the community.
Aug 17, 2012 | 14:59Breakaway Coirneal Cealteach: Preserving Irish History in Quebec Audio
Breakaway Coirneal Cealteach: Preserving Irish History in Quebec Aug 17, 2012 | 14:59Steve Cameron is a co-founder of Coirneal Cealteach, an Irish history and heritage group based in Sainte-Agathe-de-Lotbinière. Coirneal Cealteach means Celtic corner and it's also the name given to the site of the Celtic cross that stands in Sainte-Agathe. Fueled by a passion for preserving the history of their ancestors, the volunteers who make up the group are putting up physical markers to ensure future generations know this province's Irish history. Before taking the CBC's Rachelle Solomon on a tour of two re-discovered heritage sites, Steve Cameron talked about researching the stories in the region.
Aug 21, 2012 | 18:05Breakaway Rediscovering St. John the Evangelist Cemetery Audio
Breakaway Rediscovering St. John the Evangelist Cemetery Aug 21, 2012 | 18:05St. John the Evangelist Cemetery dates back to 1845, but over the years, its exact location was lost and the site largely forgotten. Canon Harold Brazel went searching for the cemetery in the 1980s, but never found the spot. Steve Cameron, co-founder of the Irish heritage and history group Coirneal Cealteach, recently took up the search and found exactly where on St. Margaret's Range the St. John the Evangelist Cemetery was located. He took our Rachelle Solomon there to see what remains and to talk about the history of Irish settlers in the region.