Breakaway broadcasts across the province of Quebec on CBC Radio One. With our host Alison Brunette based in our Sherbrooke bureau, we cover the stories and introduce you to people from the Gaspé to the Abitibi to the Lower North Shore. We bring you information, energy, and fun all with a Quebec twist.
Jacques Viens submitted a scathing report on Quebec's relationship with First Nations communities this past Monday. This lead to Quebec Premier Francois Legault delivering an apology - the first of Viens' 142 recommendations. Grand Chief Verna Polson of the Algonquin Anishinabeg Nation was there, and shares her reaction with host Alison Brunette.