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.
Eleanor Jacobs and her husband Raymond Jacobs, renowned New York photographer, turned a few heads when they travelled through the Gaspe in a convertible 65 years ago. This time, Eleanor is back in the Gaspe for the unveiling of a new exhibit at the Musée de la Gaspésie that will showcase the her husband's photos. Breakaway host Alison Brunette asks Eleanor Jacobs to draw her a picture of what Gaspe was like in 1954.