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Quebec's travelling journalist: June 2012 Archives

Communities in Quebec react to closing of Katimavik program

IMG-20120615-00030.JPGFor years volunteers with the Katimavik program have worked in communities across Quebec. But the last of those participants have packed up and gone home, and no more are following in their footsteps.

Quebec's Travelling Journalist Ainslie MacLellan brings us a look at what this means for organizations that rely on those volunteers in the town of Amqui.

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Man packs up home and zoo to make way for Hydro

The La Romaine hydro project is well on its way, but in order to make way for the multi-billion-dollar dam and transmission lines, some people are having to give up their land.
Ainslie MacLellan tells the story of one man on the North Shore who is packing up his home, and his zoo, to make ways for the mega-project.
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Temporary worker camp in Port-Cartier

The mayor of Port-Cartier is defending a decision to allow a temporary worker camp to be built in the middle of town. Some people in town are upset that more than a dozen trailers have been installed in a lot in a residential neighbourhood.

Quebec's Travelling Journalist Ainslie MacLellan was there, and brings us that story.

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