Quebec AMSpeedskater Laurent Dubreuil skates into our studiosApr 7, 2015 | 16:37Lévis speedskater Laurent Dubreuil expected to make Canada's 2014 Olympic team but missed out by a few hundredths of a second.He turned that disappointment around to become Canada's most successful long-track skater this year.He tells Susan how he did it.
Quebec AMChickens at Church of the Holy Trinity contribute to Easter Egg huntApr 2, 2015 | 7:36Forget the Easter bunny: the featured creature at this year's paschal celebrations is the chickens. Julia Caron stopped by Church of the Holy Trinity in Vieux-Quebec to find out more about the chickens that spend the winter there.
Quebec AMGina Gasparrini explains response of public daycare centres to Quebec budget cutsApr 2, 2015 | 8:30No need to pack a lunch today for the little one heading off to public daycare. But if those daycares can't cut meals, then they'll have to find something to cut in order to meet the government's demand to reduce expenses.
Quebec AMNinety-two year old townships man having trouble bringing his medication across the borderApr 2, 2015 | 8:38Maurice Delevan moved to the Eastern Townships nearly ten years ago from the US, and since that time he's continued to see his family doctor and get his prescriptions filled on the American side of the border - only recently he's been told he won't be all
Quebec AMStudents at Alexander Galt Regional High School help Syrian families in SherbrookeApr 1, 2015 | 8:22The Alexander Galt Regional High School students council voted to donate money from its largest school fundraiser to help families arriving in Sherbrooke from Syria.
Quebec AMArtist Myriam Jacob-Allard celebrates country culture à la QuébécoiseMar 31, 2015 | 6:27Country music was a huge part of Myriam Jacob-Allard's life growing up in Val d'Or and Rouyn-Noranda, and is placed front and centre in her contemporary art practice. Jacob-Allard was just named a Bronfman Fellow, and she tells us more.
Quebec AMMurdochville looks to tourism to shake ghosts of mining pastMar 30, 2015 | 14:52Murdochville was once a thriving mining town but now some Quebecers aren't even sure if it still exists. We hear from the people who still live there to find out what they hope for the future of their community.
Quebec AM2015 Tax Season Difficult For Dual CitizensMar 30, 2015 | 11:25Canada - US Dual Citizens are having to conform changes in US tax law, costing many of them extra money. That's the case for the many dual citizens who live on the border in Stanstead Vermont.
Quebec AM2015 Tax Season Causing Headaches for Dual CitizensMar 30, 2015 | 11:25Recent changes to US tax law is making this years tax season more complicated and more expensive for many Canada-US dual citizens. It's certainly the case in the border town of Stanstead, where many people were born at the nearest hospital - in neighbour
Quebec AMQueen of Tall Tales Yolaine tells us sweet little liesMar 27, 2015 | 8:31La Grande Fin de Semaine de la Menterie celebrates the art of lying. Judges and the audience vote for the storyteller who manages to weave the most intriguing web of lies. Last year's champion, Yolaine, joins us in studio to explain the appeal
Quebec AMChibougamau dresses up temporary car shelters for 2nd TempoFestMar 27, 2015 | 6:44Chibougamau holds its second TempoFest. 6 owners of temporary carports choose a theme, decorate and invite people to a party in the driveway. This year there's a casino, a tearoom and a sugar shack. Organizer Marie-Geneviève Chabot told us more.
Quebec AMJealousy, Suspicion and the Quest for Revolutionary Solidarity: Irish-French Relations in Mid-19th Century QuebecMar 26, 2015 | 13:09They shared a religion, and a desire for revolution... but not much else. Professor David Wilson is researching Irish and French-Canadian relations 175 years ago, and will be presenting his work at an upcoming colloquium in Quebec City.
Quebec AMSkiers with disabilities find freedom, friendship on the slopesMar 26, 2015 | 10:06Organizer Francine Masson and skier Alexandre Vallerand tell us about the Canadian Association of Disabled Skiing Annual Festival, which brings together hundreds of skiers from around the country. It's in Mont Ste. Anne this year.
Quebec AMHealth minister's Bill 20 raises ire of Gaspé doctorMar 25, 2015 | 10:39The health minister's plan for sweeping changes in how doctors work and get paid may look good on paper, but for family doctors who are also required to work in hospitals, the plan is doomed to backfire. Dr. Mathieu Bernier tells us more.
Quebec AMGranby company opens milkweed fibre processing plant in MauricieMar 24, 2015 | 8:31The fibre from milkweed - called vegetal silk - is light, absorbent and insulating. A Granby company is exploring using it in everything from outerwear to oilspill kits. The CEO, François Simard, talks about a Mauricie plant which will extract the fibre.