Victoria Emanuelle Forest Briand
Victoria Emanuelle Forest Briand is a researcher and journalist at CBC Québec
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Unusually quiet summer for Old Quebec as tourists avoid cities in favour of nature
‘There is no one. The tourists are gone,’ says one business owner as the pandemic keeps people away from the historic neighbourhood.
'We just can't neglect anyone': Quebec City's volunteer 'street nurse' makes daily visits to shut-ins
Since 1986, Gilles Kègle and his team of volunteers have checked in on people living in isolation in downtown Quebec City, most of them impoverished, elderly and in poor health. Right now, he says, their needs are greater than ever.
Quebec school gives new life to old skis
What started as a small fundraising initiative to pay for school outings has grown into a school program in Saint-Pascal, Que., that lets kids learn craftsmanship while repurposing old skis.