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.
Quebec AMTownships Storyteller back from IranMar 24, 2015 | 11:55Professional storyteller Patti Warnock has been telling her tales in schools, and at festivals all over the world. Most recently, she returned from the National Storytelling Festival in Iran.
Quebec AMQuebec High School program helps special needs students through cookingMar 23, 2015 | 6:26We continue our look at special education in Quebec with a program at Quebec High School that assists youth with special needs through cooking. Call Julie Slattery at 418-572-5009 if SNACS sounds right for someone you know.
Quebec AMSyrian Refugees settling into SherbrookeMar 23, 2015 | 11:16About twenty families have arrived in Sherbrooke from war-torn Syria over the past few months to build a new life for themselves. Our townships reporter Alison Brunette checks in with some of them to find out they're adapting.
Quebec AMRimouski CrossFitter gets international attention in her sportMar 20, 2015 | 11:46Quebec women are strong in CrossFit. Marika Wheeler catches up with a 21 year-old CrossFitter from Rimouski who is high on the leaderboard to talk about her sport and how it has changed her.
Quebec AMNew documentary goes up on the house tops with Quebec City's Roof RunnersMar 19, 2015 | 11:00Quebec's Old City is full of historic buildings with spires and sloping roofs. To clear them of snow and ice, crews rappel from the roof peaks on ropes. Helgi Piccinin follows those crews in a new documentary called "Roof Runners". He told us about it.
Quebec AMQuebec judge convicted of murder tells his story to CBC's The 5th EstateMar 19, 2015 | 10:07Retired Quebec judge Jacques Delisle was convicted of the murder of his wife Nicole Rainville in 2012. Delisle never testified at his trial. Now he tells CBC's The 5th Estate that he helped his wife to commit suicide. We spoke to host Mark Kelley.
Quebec AMDavid Hart shares music with Northern QuebecMar 18, 2015 | 11:50Sharing stories, celebrating elders, and performing personal music. Musician David Hart joins us in studio to tell us how his love of music has taken him to nearly every aboriginal community in Quebec.
Quebec AMSAQ criticized for wine labelling of sulphites and provenanceMar 18, 2015 | 9:04Bad science has left a bad taste in Remy Charest's mouth. He's a food and wine writer who takes issue with recent reports from le Journal de Montreal criticizing the quality of some wines being sold at the SAQ.
Quebec AMPhotorgrapher Francis Audet on Northern Lights near Quebec CityMar 18, 2015 | 7:36Skywatchers across Canada have their eyes on the night skies this week, hoping for dazzling light show courtesy of a powerful geomagnetic storm. Local night sky photographer Francis Audet tells us about some of the photos he snapped.