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Eastern Townships: June 2014 Archives

Sticky question of maple syrup labelling

If you're pouring some maple syrup over your pancakes this morning, or drizzling some onto your strawberries and yogurt, take a look at the label. It could be labelled Canada No. 1, or USA Grade A, or even Quebec No. 1 - different labels for different jurisdictions. But after years of discussion, new categories have been put forward by the International Maple Syrup Institute. We hear from Stanley Holmes, a maple syrup producer in Way's Mills about the proposed changes. Listen here.

Off Coaticook's beaten track

coaticook.jpg When you think of Coaticook, your thoughts probably drift to the iconic ice cream. Or perhaps the picturesque Gorge and suspension bridge. But there's more to it than that... Our Townships Reporter Alison Brunette has been exploring the town to find its hidden treasures, coming up to its 150th anniversary. Listen here.

Pat Burns inducted in the Hockey Hall of Fame

brad crowfor_burns.jpgPat Burns will have his place in the Hockey Hall of Fame later this year. Our Townships Reporter Alison Brunette went to the Stanstead arena which is named after the iconic hockey coach to get reaction from local fans.