Peter Tardif

Peter Tardif is a journalist who has been with CBC in Quebec City since 2010. He has covered both current affairs and news, including the disaster in Lac-Mégantic. Peter has travelled to spots across the Eastern Townships, as well as Val-d'Or, Sept-Îles and the Lower North Shore to gather stories.​

Latest from Peter Tardif

Pandemic isolation takes on whole new meaning in a university dorm

International students who have spent two months in campus residences at Université Laval are avoiding all contact with the outside world because they fear having a case of COVID-19 inside the residence would mean losing their only home in Quebec.

Loyal customers of Quebec City's Marché du Vieux Port turn to courts to stall demolition

With a new farmers' market set to open in Quebec City's Limoilou district Friday, the Marché du Vieux Port — a fixture at the city's marina for more than 32 years — stands empty, but some customers and vendors are determined to keep it alive.

Val-d'Or wooing immigrants who can't find jobs in Montreal

After landing in Montreal, some immigrants are looking toward Quebec's Abitibi region for work. The move is being spurred on by the city of Val-d'Or, which is trying to counter a major worker shortage in the region
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These students didn't have a cafeteria or a gym. Now they may have the coolest school in Quebec

Students at Metis Beach School in the Lower St. Lawrence now have access to state-of-the-art equipment, gender neutral bathrooms and ergonomic chairs, after the school underwent a complete overhaul.

Quebec fishing village grows economy with local produce

Many people lost their jobs when the fish processing plant in La Tabatière on Quebec's Lower North Shore closed in 2011. In order to bring back jobs, the community turned to agriculture, with promising results.
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What it's like to travel Quebec's Lower North Shore by water: Dispatches from the Bella Desgagnés

Follow the adventures of CBC reporters Peter Tardif and Julia Page as they stop along the route of the Bella Desgagnés, visiting some of the most remote communities in Quebec.

Indigenous leaders, community groups want voices heard at G7

Advocates for the environment, gender equality and other causes hope to shed light on important issues Quebecers face during the G7 Summit but say they have little hope world leaders will hear what they have to say.

Made-in-Quebec skills test helps foreign engineers prove their worth in new job market

Idir Merakeb has worked as an engineer all over the world, but after landing in Quebec in 2016, the only job he could find was at a call centre — until he took a skills test and landed a job in the Beauce.

Boom in the Beauce: How migrant workers are helping southern Quebec thrive

A pork processing plant in Vallée-Jonction, Que., has recruited workers from the two island nations off the coast of eastern Africa to help fill a gap in workers. People in town are working hard to make them feel welcome and encourage them to stay.

Snowmobiler paralyzed in crash warns riders to get insured

After an accident left her a paraplegic, Camille René, 23, learned she'd have to pay to make her home wheelchair accessible. She didn't know her insurance didn't cover personal injury.

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