Andrea Stanford

Communications officer

Andrea Stanford is a senior communications officer for CBC Quebec. You can reach her at

Latest from Andrea Stanford

Changing the theatre landscape, one play at a time

Montreal’s Teesri Duniya Theatre recognizes the need for people to be able to tell their own stories. Since its inception in 1981, the theatre has produced over 65 plays by artists who are Indigenous and people of colour.

Teaching the value of cultural heritage in Brossard

Every weekend, Brossard resident Diana Low would commute back and forth over the Champlain Bridge with her children so they could learn Chinese language and culture. It was her only option. That is, until she and a few friends decided to start a school of their own.
Asian Heritage Month

Opening a business during a pandemic takes a village

Noriko Suzuki could not have started her own business without support from her community.
Asian Heritage Month

Dragon Flowers owner 'never feels lonely' in her community

Tamey Lau has been running Dragon Flowers on Bernard Street for over 35 years. As a single mother running her own business, she has built a sanctuary for herself, her family and her neighbourhood. 

CBC Quebec earns 24 RTDNA nominations

CBC's English-language journalists in Quebec have received a total of 24 award nominations for their work in 2021 from RTDNA Canada, the association of electronic journalists.

CBC Quebec community bureaus: What are they?

In 2021, we launched our community bureau initiative. The goal of these bureaus is to build and sustain relationships with people in underserved, underrepresented areas and to strengthen our journalism by making it more reflective, as well as broadening the range of storytelling topics.

Five local writers named CBC/QWF Writers-in-Residence for 2021

This year, we have selected five writers. They are: Caroline Vu, Bronwyn Averett, Kasia van Schaik, Isobel Cunningham and Caitlin Stall-Paquet.
Out of the Dark

30-Day mental wellness challenge

The pandemic and winter blues can be a one-two punch to our mental health. Here are some easy things you can do to help get you through winter in Quebec (during a lockdown).

Scenes of winters past in Montreal: Can you name them all?

Test your knowledge of the city's holiday history with our quiz.

Your guide to CBC podcasts produced in Quebec

As Season 3 of Chosen Family prepares to drop on Feb. 11, we take a look at locally produced podcasts that are available for you to listen to on demand anywhere, anytime. Find out which one to add to your listening list next.