Feb 19, 2013 | 7:42Quebec AM Concerns over centralization of Carnaval events Audio
Quebec AM Concerns over centralization of Carnaval events Feb 19, 2013 | 7:42Now that the 59th edition of Quebec City's famous Winter Carnaval has wrapped up, people are airing their grievances about what they'd like to see done differently. Concerns over the centralization of the popular winter festival on the Plains of Abraham are high on the list. CBC's Julia Caron brings us a look at how things used to be done in the St-Sauveur neighbourhood.
Feb 19, 2013 | 9:42Quebec AM Fundraising campaign to keep Gemini Pizzeria's alive Audio
Quebec AM Fundraising campaign to keep Gemini Pizzeria's alive Feb 19, 2013 | 9:42A pizzeria in downtown Quebec announced it was closing its doors... but fans of the pizzeria's signature pizzas were having none of it! Olivier Ouellet is the owner of the Gemini Pizzerias in Quebec City. He recently closed his two restaurants after inspectors told him he had to upgrade the ventilation system in one of his locations - an improvement he can't afford. We spoke to him about the surprise fundraising campaign which may come to the rescue. Julie Tremblay-Potvin is a fan of Gemini Pizzeria and one of the organizers.
Feb 18, 2013 | 12:07Quebec AM Wind in the sails of the wind energy business in the Gaspé Audio
Quebec AM Wind in the sails of the wind energy business in the Gaspé Feb 18, 2013 | 12:07There are many reasons why the economy along the Baie des Chaleurs is showing signs of improvement. The wind energy business is one in particular that has showcased the versatility of local entrepreneurs, and lead to growth in the region. CBC's Glenn Wanamaker took a tour of the new wind farm near New Richmond, and hear how one local industry has re-made itself.
Feb 18, 2013 | 9:37Quebec AM New Carlisle curlers throw rocks for a good cause Audio
Quebec AM New Carlisle curlers throw rocks for a good cause Feb 18, 2013 | 9:37One of the well know treasures of New Carlisle is the curling rink. It's a real ice rink, with no artificial refrigeration. For one winter weekend for the past ten years, dozens and dozens of people from the community and beyond crowd into the rink for the Linda Lemore-Brown Cancer Foundation bonspiel. Cathy Brown is one of the founders. Susan spoke with Cathy and Maria Chatterton about the big weekend.
Feb 15, 2013 | 11:54Quebec AM Organization opposes Quebec gun registry Audio
Quebec AM Organization opposes Quebec gun registry Feb 15, 2013 | 11:54The Quebec government is awaiting the outcome of a court battle with the federal government over the data contained in the federal long-gun registry that concerns Quebecers. Quebec wants the information because it intends to proceed with its own registry. But already, a movement has started up to oppose the plan. Its supporters met in Drummondville last weekend. Shawn Bevins is one of the organizers, and he joins us this morning.
Feb 15, 2013 | 4:52Quebec AM Veronica Laverdière Audio
Quebec AM Veronica Laverdière Feb 15, 2013 | 4:52Veronica Laverdière was born in Limoilou, Quebec in 1920. She now lives in Sillery at the McGreevy Manor. Quebec AM’s Julia Caron sat down with her and asked her about growing up one of the four Anglophone families in her neighbourhood, marrying a francophone Quebecker, and speaking English in Quebec.
Feb 15, 2013 | 24:30Quebec AM Chief specialist in Language statistics Jean-Pierre Corbeil Audio
Quebec AM Chief specialist in Language statistics Jean-Pierre Corbeil Feb 15, 2013 | 24:30When looking at all the language census data, it's easy to swim in the numbers... Statistics Canada has a specialized team of analsyts to try and make sense of what it all means. To tell us more about the language statistics for anglophones living in the province of Quebec,
Susan Campbell spoke with Jean-Pierre Corbeil. He is the Chief specialist in Language statistics.
Feb 15, 2013 | 2:57Quebec AM Canada Games torch at Lennoxville Elementary School Audio
Quebec AM Canada Games torch at Lennoxville Elementary School Feb 15, 2013 | 2:57The countdown is on to the 2013 edition of the Canada Summer Games, which are being hosted in Sherbrooke. An important symbol of those Games - the torch - was lit on Parliament Hill earlier this month and is now making its way across Quebec. Our Eastern Townships Correspondant Sarah Rogers take you to one torch ceremony at Lennoxville Elementary School.
Feb 14, 2013 | 3:58Quebec AM Horse meat on Quebec's menu Audio
Quebec AM Horse meat on Quebec's menu Feb 14, 2013 | 3:58Horse meat is considered a cheaper form of meat in Europe. A scandal has erupted in the past few weeks after horse meat was found in burgers that were labelled as beef burgers.
Horse meat has since been detected in other prepared foods in Europe. While eating horse meat is largely taboo in Britain and some other countries, that's not the case in Quebec. Allison Van Rassel visited Le Pied Bleu restaurant in Quebec City where you can find "bavette", on the menu.