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Breakaway - Ross Murray: Fermented grapesNov 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.
Breakaway - A tour of Quebec City's recycling plantOct 28, 2014 | 11:49Breakaway A tour of Quebec City's recycling plant Audio
Breakaway A tour of Quebec City's recycling plant Oct 28, 2014 | 11:49To mark national waste reduction week, Quebec City threw open the doors of its refurbished recycling facility. The CBC's Peter Black took us on a tour amid the mountains of material that you put in your blue bin.
Breakaway - Bishop's University Astronomical ObservatoryNov 24, 2014 | 11:37Breakaway Bishop's University Astronomical Observatory Audio
Breakaway Bishop's University Astronomical Observatory Nov 24, 2014 | 11:37The Astronomical Observatory at Bishop's University opened its doors (and steep stairs!) in 2006. Professor Lorne Nelson took the CBC's Rachelle into the dome atop the Nicolls building.
Breakaway - Ross Murray: Halloween moviesOct 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.
Breakaway - Montreal student exchange program in GaspéMay 21, 2014 | 12:48Breakaway Montreal student exchange program in Gaspé Audio
Breakaway Montreal student exchange program in Gaspé May 21, 2014 | 12:48Students from Montreal are wrapping up their term at the Cégep de la Gaspésie et des Iles, part of a growing exchange program. The CBC's Elias Abboud spoke with students and the program's director.
Breakaway - Spruce budworm outbreak in QuebecSep 16, 2014 | 10:55Breakaway Spruce budworm outbreak in Quebec Audio
Breakaway Spruce budworm outbreak in Quebec Sep 16, 2014 | 10:55A tree-destroying bug called the spruce budworm is ravaging trees on Quebec's North Shore. The CBC's Peter Black visited a Canadian Forest Service lab to find out more about combating the escalating scourge.
Breakaway - Steven Cameron publishes "Hill Search: The Robert Corrigan Story"Oct 16, 2014 | 17:52Breakaway Steven Cameron publishes "Hill Search: The Robert Corrigan Story" Audio
Breakaway Steven Cameron publishes "Hill Search: The Robert Corrigan Story" Oct 16, 2014 | 17:52Steven Cameron has been documenting early Irish history in the area south-west of Quebec City. Now, he's published a book about some of that research. He joined the CBC's Rachelle Solomon in studio to talk about "Hill Search: The Robert Corrigan Story".
Breakaway - Ross Murray: A happier HalloweenOct 28, 2014 | 4:00Breakaway Ross Murray: A happier Halloween Audio
Breakaway Ross Murray: A happier Halloween Oct 28, 2014 | 4:00Halloween is looming, but our frightful columnist Ross Murray has decided to tone down his traditional spooky column. Here's his take on a non-threatening Halloween.
Breakaway - Empress of Ireland collection sold to Canada's Museum of CivilizationOct 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.
Breakaway - Angèle Dubeau: Video game music on the violinNov 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.
Breakaway - Wooden yurts made in FermontNov 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.
Breakaway - Big Air snowboarding competition in Quebec CityJan 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...
Breakaway - Visual arts students create a "sound walk" in Quebec CityApr 17, 2013 | 12:12Breakaway Visual arts students create a "sound walk" in Quebec City Audio
Breakaway Visual arts students create a "sound walk" in Quebec City Apr 17, 2013 | 12:12Visual arts students at Université Laval have developed a "sound walk" through parts of the city. It uses your smart phone and a GPS geo-locating system to trigger the sounds. Our Rachelle Solomon took a walk with some of the the students...
Breakaway - Nelson Gonyer, winner of Breakaway's Paul McCartney contestJul 19, 2013 | 12:27Breakaway Nelson Gonyer, winner of Breakaway's Paul McCartney contest Audio
Breakaway Nelson Gonyer, winner of Breakaway's Paul McCartney contest Jul 19, 2013 | 12:27Two VIP tickets to Paul McCartney were up for grabs. Nelson Gonyer was the lucky winner. He shared a story of the first time he saw his wife, Julie, and sang "I've Just Seen a Face." Here's our conversation just after he found out he won.
Breakaway - Building spruce bark canoesSep 30, 2013 | 13:51Breakaway Building spruce bark canoes Audio
Breakaway Building spruce bark canoes Sep 30, 2013 | 13:51Unlike birch bark canoes, spruce bark canoes are rare in this country. Jacquie called up André-François Bourbeau in Chicoutimi to talk about his canoe-building adventures and expeditions.

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