Dec 16, 2013 | 15:08Breakaway Wreath-maker claims EI harassment Audio
Breakaway Wreath-maker claims EI harassment Dec 16, 2013 | 15:08D & S Greens, a wreath-making company in Cascapedia, blames harassment by the federal government department responsible for employment insurance for scaring away seasonal workers. Jacquie spoke with the company owner, Stephanie Gilker.
Dec 12, 2013 | 10:30Breakaway Carnaval de Quebec brings back duchesses Audio
Breakaway Carnaval de Quebec brings back duchesses Dec 12, 2013 | 10:30For the 60th anniversary of Carnaval de Quebec, organizers have revived the tradition of having carnival duchesses. Our Rachelle Solomon spoke with Executive Director Jean Pelletier, and Dominique Jobin, the newly appointed Duchess of Charlesboug.
Dec 16, 2013 | 12:04Breakaway Poetry project at La Tuque High School Audio
Breakaway Poetry project at La Tuque High School Dec 16, 2013 | 12:04Secondary 3 students at La Tuque High School spent the past few months working on their poetry, guided by writers Moe Clark and Greg Santos. Our Rachelle Solomon spoke with them, with English teacher Michel Goudreault, and with student poets.
Dec 12, 2013 | 12:30Breakaway Acadian folk group Vishten Audio
Breakaway Acadian folk group Vishten Dec 12, 2013 | 12:30Vishten, a trio of Acadian folk musicians, has roots in both the Magdalen Islands and Prince Edward Island. They joined Jacquie in studio to talk about the people, places and foot percussion that makes up their music.
Jul 31, 2013 | 17:28Breakaway Louise Penny's Three Pines Inspirational Map Audio
Breakaway Louise Penny's Three Pines Inspirational Map Jul 31, 2013 | 17:28The real life settings from Louise Penny's mysteries can now be explored by following the Three Pines Inspirational Map. On a recent visit to Knowlton, Jacquie found out more about the inadvertent literary tourism the Gamache series has created.
Nov 13, 2013 | 9:58Breakaway Art vending machines in Quebec City Audio
Breakaway Art vending machines in Quebec City Nov 13, 2013 | 9:58Distroboto sell mini art in Montreal, $2 a piece. For the first time, two of these converted cigarette vending machines are on loan in Quebec City. With a pocketful of loose change, our Rachelle Solomon met with project co-founder Louis Rastelli.
Jul 17, 2013 | 8:45Breakaway Bringing movie magic back to Douglastown Audio
Breakaway Bringing movie magic back to Douglastown Jul 17, 2013 | 8:45In Douglastown in the Gaspé, the switch from film to digital rendered Holy Name Hall's projectors obsolete. Thanks to the efforts of the Holy Name Hall Committee, a special selection of films are being screened during the summer free of charge.
Aug 13, 2013 | 9:50Breakaway New tourist train in Gaspé Audio
Breakaway New tourist train in Gaspé Aug 13, 2013 | 9:50A new tourist train in the Gaspé was launched in late July, to the delight of both locals and tourists. It's called L'Amiral. Laurie Isabelle Denis is the Coordinator for the train, and tells us more about what passengers can expect.