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Julia Caron: January 2014 Archives

Quebec City's Kim Lamarre gears up for the Games

From the slopes of Mont St-Anne, to Sochi: meet 25-year old slopestyle skier Kim Lamarre. She hails from Lac Beauport as she continues her landmark year by getting ready to compete in her first Olympic games.
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The fate of the Limoiloup

limoiloup.JPGA major fire destroyed an important building in the downtown Limoilou neighbourhood, but everyone got out safe... including a very popular resident, the Limoiloup. Our Julia Caron had to find out what happened to the iconic wolf. She speaks with the wolf's former owner, Christian Falardeau, along with longtime Limoilou resident/photographer David-Maxime Samson.

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For details on how you can help those affected by the fire, visit Pour les sinistrés du 15 janvier 2014 de Limoiloup (Facebook page).

Women's writing and La Corriveau

337e985852d1b729608ccdf991de1264.jpgA special event is taking place in Quebec City's Musee National des Beaux Arts this evening. Printemps des Poetes wanted to find a way to mark the 250th anniversary of La Corriveau's death. They hosted writing workshops in Quebec prisons, and joined forces with visual artist Josée Landry-Sirois and sound artist Frédérique Laliberté. The end result? The Museum's old prison space has been transformed into an intimate, creative space. Sylvie Nicolas, a writer and poet, tells our Julia Caron why she felt compelled to participate in this unique event

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For more on the legend of La Corriveau, listen back to Julia's report from October:

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