Quebec AMQuebec City navigator guides NASA probe to PlutoJul 3, 2015 | 13:11Frédéric Pelletier leads the navigation team plotting the course for NASA's space probe New Horizons, which will be on Pluto's doorstep Tuesday, July 14th. He actually does most of his work from home in Quebec City. We asked him about the mission.
Quebec AMDrugs & Dementia: St Brigid's Home's approach to medicating patientsJun 30, 2015 | 12:08Studies show anti-psychotic use for dementia patients is more common in Quebec seniors homes than elsewhere. Lucie Desmeules, former advisor at St. Brigid's Home, explains the evaluation that leads to the decision to medicate dementia patients.
Quebec AMStats show startlingly high rate of antipsychotic use in CHLSDsJun 29, 2015 | 12:21Philippe Voyer has examined the use of antipsychotics for elderly patients with dementia. His studies show the use of such drugs is much more prevalent in longterm care facilities in Quebec than in other places. We asked him about his findings.
Quebec AMRare right whale carcass found off Gaspe coastJun 26, 2015 | 7:13A dead right whale was spotted off the Gaspe coast this week. The carcass was towed to shore and experts are en route to perform a necropsy on this rare specimen. Robert Michaud is with Quebec's Marine Mammal Emergency Response Network.
Quebec AMAccess to psychotherapy: a patient's perspectiveJun 26, 2015 | 7:36One man from the Eastern Townships living with mental illness says easier access to psychotherapy could help him and thousands of Quebecers live more fulfilling lives.
Quebec AMSpeaking out for psychotherapyJun 26, 2015 | 11:08Retired judge and mental health advocate Michael Sheehan speaks about the importance of access to psychotherapy, after a provincial report recommends the RAMQ should cover it.
Quebec AMWhisky Legs heats up our Quebec City studioJun 25, 2015 | 12:11Up-and-coming Quebec City funk-rock-soul band Whisky Legs perform Friday at the Montreal Jazz Festival. Susan welcomes them into studio before their big moment.
Quebec AMBernard St. Laurent reflects on 40-year career in journalismJun 25, 2015 | 16:44Quebec AM takes a look back at Bernard St. Laurent's singular journalistic career spanning print, radio and television. CBC's Senior Political Analyst reflects on the legacy of former premiers, the impact of historic laws, and his signature laugh.
Quebec AMLe SpotQc: Creating paradise in a paved parking lotJun 18, 2015 | 9:06Transforming an unused parking lot into an urban oasis, complete with a tiny beach, a food truck called "Paradise," a giant game of hopsctoch and hundreds of bright white pinwheels. That's what the architecture students have done with le SpotQc
Quebec AMThe story behind the Cumberland Mills heritage projectJun 15, 2015 | 13:49We hear the story of an historic manor, the anglophone heritage of one of the Beauce's biggest original landowners, and the indifference of a town council towards a major cultural heritage project. Glenn Wanamaker visits the village of Cumberland Mills.
Quebec AMHow do you encourage girls to keep playing sports?Jun 11, 2015 | 7:50Olympic gold medalist Chandra Crawford says making sport more fun and welcoming for young women can keep girls in the game longer.
Quebec AMGaspé lobster plant visitJun 10, 2015 | 13:00We go on a visit of Crustacés de Malbaie in the Gaspé where 1,4 million lobster are processed each year. Marika Wheeler introduce us to the people who work there.
Quebec AMProject Naming expands to Nunavik regionJun 9, 2015 | 8:31Library and Archives Canada is calling on Aboriginal people across the country to see if they can put names to the faces in thousands of 19th-20th century archival photos. Deborah Kigiugalik Webster shares her experience as it expands to Nunavik.
Quebec AMSAQ orders Townships wine truck away from summer festivalsJun 4, 2015 | 5:21The owners of a wine truck that offers tastings and sales by the glass of Quebec wines have been told they cannot operate at summer festivals where the SAQ is present. We asked Karine Martel, a co-owner of Chai Vin & Cie why the SAQ is barring them.