Quebec AMEastern Townships concerned about proposed Quebec school board mergersNov 20, 2014 | 9:49The Ministry of Education plans to consolidate English and French school boards across Quebec. Two boards in Montérégie would be merged with the Eastern Townships School Board. ETSB chair Michael Murray responds.
Quebec AMSherbrooke soon to be home to dozens of Syrian refugee families.Nov 20, 2014 | 8:59Dozens of Syrian families who are living as refugees in Lebanon are set to arrive in Sherbrooke over the next few weeks. They're being sponsored by a local church. Our townships reporter Alison Brunette explains more.
Quebec AMThe Mandevilles Drop by for a chat and a live performanceNov 19, 2014 | 10:48The Niagara band The Mandevilles played the Impérial in Quebec City, then 3 of them got up early and came into the Quebec AM studios. A chat and a live performance with singer Serena Pryne, Nick Lesyk and Taylor Laslo.
Quebec AMOne Good Action: A phone app that incites good deedsNov 19, 2014 | 8:43Would you use an app to help you perform good deeds? A new social media platform which is set to be released in a few weeks is designed to do just that. We met its creator, Alex Gagnon-Sckoropad.
Quebec AMCheaper housing for those who need it in SherbrookeNov 18, 2014 | 10:08A new much-needed low-income housing project is under construction in the east end of Sherbrooke, "Les Habitations Place de L'Est". Holly Bailey brings us the voices of some of the people who hope to live there.
Quebec AMIs it time the SAQ monopoly on wine sales was broken?Nov 18, 2014 | 11:44Éric Duhaime, author of the book "La SAQ Pousse le Bouchon" tells us why he thinks wine prices in Quebec should be cheaper and why the SAQ needs competition.
Quebec AMQuebec chief scientist Dr. Qurion on the future of scientific research in QuebecNov 17, 2014 | 14:15As Chief Scientist, Rémi Quirion, presides over Quebec's three scientific research funds. He wants to change the way scientists function, so people from different domains work together toward a common goal.
Quebec AMMoist returns after a 13-year hiatus - David Usher talks resurrectionNov 14, 2014 | 14:56The rock group Moist never really disbanded - they just drifted in different directions. After a 13-year hiatus, they're back with a new CD and a cross-Canada tour. The lead singer David Usher joins us from the bus.
Quebec AMTeaching Southern Canadians about Inuit CultureNov 14, 2014 | 11:01Valentine Ribadeau Dumas is a French-born logistician who went on several Arctic expeditions and fell in love with the land and people of Nunavut. Now she's teaching people in the rest of Canada about it.
Quebec AMUranium mining project near Mistissini could go forward despite oppositionNov 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 AMAdopt-a-Beluga campaign relaunchedNov 13, 2014 | 11:5626 years after the first Adopt-a-Beluga campaign, whale researchers in the St. Lawrence have launched a second campaign. More from Robert Michaud, president + scientific director of GREMM
Quebec AMCommemorative photo exhibit on Ukraine's Maidan uprising at Laval UniversityNov 12, 2014 | 11:39A photo exhibit currently on display at Laval University takes visitors back a year ago when the uprising in Ukraine was beginning with the occupation of the Maidan. A report from Amanda Klang.
Quebec AMGaspé Mi'gmaq hope for windfall from state-of-the-art wind farmNov 12, 2014 | 9:01Mi'gmaq First Nations on the Baie des Chaleurs have an agreement to build a 150-megawatt wind farm near Escuminac, which they hope will create jobs and fund social programmes in their communities. Troy Jerome is speaker of the Mi'gmaq National Council.
Quebec AMMilitary chaplain offers spiritual and emotional support to soldiers and veteransNov 11, 2014 | 6:59It's Remembrance Day, and we go to Valcartier and speak to Padre Captain Steeve Arseneau, who provides spiritual support and crisis counselling on the military base.
Quebec AM19th Annual Community Christmas Hamper Campaign kicks offNov 10, 2014 | 11:12CBC joins forces once again with Jeffrey Hale Community Services and its partners for the annual Community Christmas Hamper Campaign. Longtime volunteer Ed Sweeney tells us how the charity drive helps families in Quebec City's English community.