C'est la vie | Jan 5, 2014 | 27:30

Looking for Toronto's French Quarter

We revisit our special "French Quarter" series, crossing the country looking for places where you might hear people speaking French. This week, we revisit Toronto.

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C'est la vie - Claude Robinson's long fightMar 9, 2014 | 27:30C'est la vie Claude Robinson's long fight Audio
C'est la vie Claude Robinson's long fight Mar 9, 2014 | 27:30Claude Robinson spent almost two decades of his life fighting infringement of his copyright. But despite the long and bitter battle, he still has faith in humanity.
C'est la vie - Translating Louise PennyMar 2, 2014 | 27:30C'est la vie Translating Louise Penny Audio
C'est la vie Translating Louise Penny Mar 2, 2014 | 27:30Louise Penny is a NY Times best selling author. She lives in Quebec and writes in English. And now she is also a best selling author in French in Quebec. Find out how that happened.
C'est la vie - Caroline Bisson's Paralympic dreamFeb 23, 2014 | 27:30C'est la vie Caroline Bisson's Paralympic dream Audio
C'est la vie Caroline Bisson's Paralympic dream Feb 23, 2014 | 27:30In 2009 doctors amputated Caroline Bisson's left arm, shoulder and part of her rib cage, to stop the spread of bone cancer. Five years later, she is competing in the Paralympic Games in Sochi.
C'est la vie - Slavery in colonial CanadaFeb 16, 2014 | 27:30C'est la vie Slavery in colonial Canada Audio
C'est la vie Slavery in colonial Canada Feb 16, 2014 | 27:30Historian George Tombs translated a ground-breaking work that shows that slavery was part of everyday life in Canada, first under the French regime, and then under the British.
C'est la vie - Duchesses return to Quebec's winter carnivalFeb 9, 2014 | 27:30C'est la vie Duchesses return to Quebec's winter carnival Audio
C'est la vie Duchesses return to Quebec's winter carnival Feb 9, 2014 | 27:30Until the late 90s, Bonhomme Carnaval shared the spotlight of Quebec's winter carnival with seven duchesses. Now those duchesses are back, and they're causing quite a stir.
C'est la vie - Blending languages in "Whitewash"Feb 2, 2014 | 27:30C'est la vie Blending languages in "Whitewash" Audio
C'est la vie Blending languages in "Whitewash" Feb 2, 2014 | 27:30Meet the bilingual authors of a new Quebec film, "Whitewash". The action is largely in English, but also dips seemlessly into French.
C'est la vie - Edmonton's historic French Quarter.Jan 26, 2014 | 27:30C'est la vie Edmonton's historic French Quarter. Audio
C'est la vie Edmonton's historic French Quarter. Jan 26, 2014 | 27:30In the final installment of our French Quarter series, we visit Edmonton's historic French Quarter, Grandin.
C'est la vie - Winnipeg's French newspaperJan 19, 2014 | 27:30C'est la vie Winnipeg's French newspaper Audio
C'est la vie Winnipeg's French newspaper Jan 19, 2014 | 27:30In our continuing French Quarter series, we discover Manitoba's French language weekly newspaper, La Liberté.
C'est la vie - Winnipeg's French QuarterJan 12, 2014 | 27:30C'est la vie Winnipeg's French Quarter Audio
C'est la vie Winnipeg's French Quarter Jan 12, 2014 | 27:30In our special "French Quarter" series, we visit Winnipeg's French Quarter, St-Boniface.
C'est la vie - Looking for Toronto's French QuarterJan 5, 2014 | 27:30C'est la vie Looking for Toronto's French Quarter Audio
C'est la vie Looking for Toronto's French Quarter Jan 5, 2014 | 27:30We revisit our special "French Quarter" series, crossing the country looking for places where you might hear people speaking French. This week, we revisit Toronto.
C'est la vie - Singer-songwriter Laurence HélieDec 29, 2013 | 27:30C'est la vie Singer-songwriter Laurence Hélie Audio
C'est la vie Singer-songwriter Laurence Hélie Dec 29, 2013 | 27:30Laurence Hélie's beautiful voice, intimate lyrics, and evolving blend of pop, country, folk and blues will charm you, as it has audiences in Quebec.
C'est la vie - Photo mystery in 1939 National GeographicDec 22, 2013 | 27:30C'est la vie Photo mystery in 1939 National Geographic Audio
C'est la vie Photo mystery in 1939 National Geographic Dec 22, 2013 | 27:30A National Geographic photographer snaps a photo of seven barefoot siblings on a spring day in Quebec in 1939. Almost 75 years later, the magazine posts it online and the CBC's Julia Caron goes sleuthing to find out who they are.
C'est la vie - Collecting old housesDec 15, 2013 | 27:30C'est la vie Collecting old houses Audio
C'est la vie Collecting old houses Dec 15, 2013 | 27:30Take a tour of Daniel Joannette's property. He buys old Quebec houses, takes them apart, and reassembles them at his place in St-Eustache.
C'est la vie - Discovering Quebec's First NationsDec 8, 2013 | 27:30C'est la vie Discovering Quebec's First Nations Audio
C'est la vie Discovering Quebec's First Nations Dec 8, 2013 | 27:30Meet two Quebec City filmmakers who realised that they knew people and cultures from around the world, but nothing about Quebec's First Nations. Their latest project goes about remedying that.
C'est la vie - Nos glorieuses: women's hockey in QuebecDec 1, 2013 | 27:30C'est la vie Nos glorieuses: women's hockey in Quebec Audio
C'est la vie Nos glorieuses: women's hockey in Quebec Dec 1, 2013 | 27:30Journalist and author Lynda Baril uncovers what she calls the 'hidden' history of women's hockey in Quebec - from the pioneers skating in long skirts to today's stars. It's a story that's full of surprises.

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