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From the Gaspé to the Abitibi, the Eastern Townships to the Lower North Shore, Breakaway has Quebec covered! Entertainment and the arts, sports, business, politics - all with a Quebec twist.

  • 09:14
    Quebec City trio VICTIME used their time on the stage at the Envol et Macadam Festival to speak out against gender disparity on the lineup. Singer and bass player Laurence Gauthier-Brown explains how they decide to confront the issue.
    Sep 11, 2018
  • 17:49
    Liberal Leader Philippe Couillard joined host Susan Campbell in studio to discuss health, education, the environment, and why he thinks the Liberals deserve another four-year mandate.
    Sep 10, 2018
  • 17:58
    Every Friday, Mike Finnerty and Susan Campbell will break down the highlights of the Quebec provincial election. This week: the CAQ pledge to drop immigration numbers in the province.
    Sep 7, 2018
  • 11:35
    Students in the Eastern Townships are invited to take part in a poetry slam competition that focuses on their motivation to dream big, and keep that determination through their schooling. Slam master Frank Poule, who will be one of the mentors, tells us how this form of art allows young people to express themselves openly.
    Aug 31, 2018
  • 25:50
    A feature interview with musician Safia Nolin. Her new album "Dans le Noir" is coming out this fall, but as you'll hear, Safia is anything but dark. Guest host Julia Caron asks her about identity, politics, and who her dream musical collaborations would be with.
    Aug 30, 2018
  • 09:04
    Hundreds gathered on Tuesday for the Canadian Sprint Canoe-Kayak Championships in Sherbrooke. Rebecca Martel spoke with Don Mosher on why he's travelled the world to follow races.
    Aug 29, 2018
  • 10:16
    Many scientists and researchers from across Canada aren't given much cultural guidance when it comes to what to anticipate when they travel to the North for work. Missteps and awkward moments have lead to a collaborative group coming together to improve how people from the South learn from - and work with - people who live in the North. Sophie Dufour-Beausejour and Catherine Girard are both based in Quebec City, and talk about why they want to change the research culture.
    Aug 27, 2018
  • 13:17
    Innu communities in Quebec are pulling together to develop local economy, and give new opportunities to their youth. Julia Page tells us why one leader in Pakua Shipu, Que. is even calling it a 'quiet revolution'.
    Aug 24, 2018
  • 15:35
    Constituons asks some pretty basic questions: Who are we? What do we want? And how will we do it? That's the heart of a new ambitious theatre project by Christian Lapointe. It's also the heart of any state's constitution. For more on why Lapointe thinks theatre is a great medium through which to draft a constitution, he joined guest host Julia Caron in studio.
    Aug 20, 2018
  • 08:43
    Since 2013, August 12th has been a great day for Quebecois book sales. Two writers decreed it become "le 12 août, j'achète un livre québécois." Guest host Julia Caron checks in with David Cantin, a self-described "book hustler" on why he hopes the buzz around #12aout encourages people to read Quebecois literature all year long.
    Aug 13, 2018
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