Jul 10, 2015 | 9:03Breakaway Douglas Coupland: 3D Canada Audio
Breakaway Douglas Coupland: 3D Canada Jul 10, 2015 | 9:03Writer and artist Doug Coupland has joined forces with Simons to concoct a curious crowdsourced art project called 3D Canada. It involves scanning customers and printing out 3D models of them. Our Julia Caron stopped by the first event in Quebec City.
Jul 7, 2015 | 16:59Breakaway Memories of Sir John A.'s Summer Home Audio
Breakaway Memories of Sir John A.'s Summer Home Jul 7, 2015 | 16:59Sir John A Macdonald's summer home in Riviere du Loup is now a B&B. But we meet a woman who used to stay - and play - there, before her family donated the house to a conservation society. Gael Eakin shares her memories with our Peter Black.
Jul 6, 2015 | 13:58Breakaway Touring Sir John A. Macdonald's summer retreat Audio
Breakaway Touring Sir John A. Macdonald's summer retreat Jul 6, 2015 | 13:58Sir John A. Macdonald took refuge from the pressures of leading government at his summer home in Rivière-du-Loup. Historian Karen Molson gave our Peter Black a tour of Les Rochers on the 200th anniversary of the birth of Canada's first prime minister.
Jun 30, 2015 | 15:40Breakaway Arundel's connection to the Canadian flag Audio
Breakaway Arundel's connection to the Canadian flag Jun 30, 2015 | 15:40This year marks the 50th anniversary of the Canadian flag, and John Matheson, born in Arundel, played a pivotal role in its creation. The CBC's Rachelle Solomon spoke with his grandson about a special ceremony in the Laurentian village.
Jun 23, 2015 | 10:47Breakaway A guide to day-to-day Québec French Audio
Breakaway A guide to day-to-day Québec French Jun 23, 2015 | 10:47Dépanneur and poutine are obvious ones, but there are so many words and expressions that are unique to Québécois French. The CBC's Rachelle Solomon spoke with Daniel Kraus about Speak Québec, his guide to everyday French in the province.
Jun 22, 2015 | 5:41Breakaway Concerns over school board cuts Audio
Breakaway Concerns over school board cuts Jun 22, 2015 | 5:41School boards all over the province are reeling following the Couillard government's budget cuts. The CBC's Catou MacKinnon spoke with the president of the Quebec Provincial Association of Teachers about the fate of English boards.
Jun 16, 2015 | 3:24Breakaway The Stanley Cup in St. Agapit Audio
Breakaway The Stanley Cup in St. Agapit Jun 16, 2015 | 3:24There are Stanley Cup celebrations going on in St. Agapit, south of Quebec City. Last night, hometown hero Antoine Vermette won his first ever cup with the Chicago Blackhawks. The CBC's Peter Tardif spoke with the town's proud mayor, Sylvie Fortin Graham.