Jan 8, 2012 | 27:30C'est la vie January 8 & 10, 2012 Audio
C'est la vie January 8 & 10, 2012 Jan 8, 2012 | 27:30The rest of Canada has the convenience store. But Quebec has the dépanneur. It's not just a shop, it's an institution.
This month we'll visit some of the best deps in Montreal, and meet people on both sides of the counter.
Dec 27, 2011 | 27:30C'est la vie December 27, 2011 Audio
C'est la vie December 27, 2011 Dec 27, 2011 | 27:30For more than ten years, C'est la vie has been bringing listeners a special reading during the holiday season. This year it's the story of Rose Latulipe, a young woman who loves to dance, though it almost leads to her downfall.
Dec 4, 2011 | 27:30C'est la vie December 4 & 6, 2011 Audio
C'est la vie December 4 & 6, 2011 Dec 4, 2011 | 27:30Find out about the beginnings of the Congolese community in Edmonton, and how it's now being recognized in the provincial archives. Congolese immigrants make up an important part of that city's French speaking population.
Nov 27, 2011 | 27:30C'est la vie November 27 & 29, 2011 Audio
C'est la vie November 27 & 29, 2011 Nov 27, 2011 | 27:30Listen to a conversation between authors Louise Penny and Kathy Reichs. Both have books on the New York Times bestsellers list. Both write murder mysteries. And they both use Quebec and its people as inspiration for their novels.
Nov 13, 2011 | 27:30C'est la vie November 13 & 15, 2011 Audio
C'est la vie November 13 & 15, 2011 Nov 13, 2011 | 27:30Hear a special investigative report into Quebecor. It is one of the biggest media conglomerations in Canada. The company's interests include a TV network, cable services, publishing houses and a chain of music stores. Its subsidiary, Sun Media, owns more than 200 newspapers, making it Canada's largest newspaper publisher.
But what are the risks of such a concentration of the media?
Oct 23, 2011 | 27:30C'est la vie October 23 & 25, 2011 Audio
C'est la vie October 23 & 25, 2011 Oct 23, 2011 | 27:30Le Vent du Nord play traditional Quebec music - lots of fiddle, accordion and foot tapping. And now millions of radio listeners across North America know who they are, thanks to an appearance on A Prairie Home Companion with Garrison Keillor.
Oct 16, 2011 | 27:30C'est la vie October 16 & 18, 2011 Audio
C'est la vie October 16 & 18, 2011 Oct 16, 2011 | 27:30Filmmaker Nicole Gigure adopted a girl from China in the early 90s. And she has made two documentaries about the life of her daughter, and of some of her fellow adoptees. Find out what she discovered.
Oct 2, 2011 | 27:30C'est la vie October 2 & 4, 2011 Audio
C'est la vie October 2 & 4, 2011 Oct 2, 2011 | 27:30Hear the story of a francophone Quebecker, who has made it his business to teach English to students around the world.
And learn about the latest bilingual movie from the producer of Bon Cop Bad Cop, Kevin Tierney.