Quebec AM | Feb 18, 2013 | 12:07

Wind in the sails of the wind energy business in the Gaspé

There 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.

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Quebec AM Bishop's prof Michael Teed talks teaching Nov 24, 2014 | 5:31Bishop's University Business Department prof Michael Teed dropped by our live show on campus to talk about how a small school and smaller class sizes make for more effective teaching.
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Quebec AM - Mélissa Mollen-Dupuis supports Cree youth marchersNov 25, 2014 | 8:47Quebec AM Mélissa Mollen-Dupuis supports Cree youth marchers Audio
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Quebec AM Robillard Commission explains proposed cuts Nov 24, 2014 | 8:18In these days of austerity, the government has been given some ideas on how to cut, snip or even abolish, in order to reach a zero deficit. Former politician Lucienne Robillard, the chair of the government's new program review commission.
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Quebec AM - Uranium mining project near Mistissini could go forward despite oppositionNov 13, 2014 | 19:05Quebec AM Uranium mining project near Mistissini could go forward despite opposition Audio
Quebec AM Uranium mining project near Mistissini could go forward despite opposition Nov 13, 2014 | 19:05Two sides speak out on a controversial proposed uranium mining project near Mistissini: Joshua Iserhoff, chair for the Cree Nation Youth Council, Guy Hébert, president of Strateco Resources.
Quebec AM - Marches and vigils honouring Missing and Murdered Indigenous WomenOct 3, 2014 | 8:50Quebec AM Marches and vigils honouring Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women Audio
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