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Alison Brunette

Increase in school fees challenge for families

It's back to school today for many students across the province - and some parents say an increase in school fees is leaving them strapped for cash this year. Our Townships Reporter Alison Brunette joins us for a look at how one Sherbrooke family is affected. Listen here.

Triathletes run in the Le Bulloch Family

Summer is winding down and with it marks the end of many seasonal sports, including the triathlon race season. 13-year-old Vanessa Le Bulloch from Magog is one of those who is kind of sad to see the season end. Vanessa and her entire family of six spend their summers training and competing in triathlons all over the province.  Our Townships reporter Alison Brunette met the Le Bulloch family to find out about about some of the pros and cons of being a triathlete. Listen here.

Eco-friendly cottages in the Eastern Townships

Le Vertendre is a residential and cottage development which specializes in building energy-efficient homes.
The ZOOBOX is a small cottage unit, which is hidden out in nature and is almost entirely self-sufficient.
Our Townships reporter Alison Brunette visited the ZOOBOX prototype to found out more about living outdoors sustainably.