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Marika Wheeler

Villemaire-Poulin Family on impact of Lac-Mégantic disaster

Thumbnail image for lac-megantic-anniversary.jpgAs the one-year anniversary of the derailment and explosion in Lac-Mégantic approaches, we'll revisit some of the people we've met to find out how they are grieving and rebuilding their lives and their community.  Our Marika Wheeler joins us with an update on a Villemaire-Poulin family. The two youngest children stuggled with nightmares and post-traumatic stress disorder after the derailment in that town. Listen here

Jeans and bike companies in Beauce react to budget

Jacob Wazana.jpgThe Beauce is a region that is build on the ingenuity and willpower of entrepreneurs. The new provincial budget includes new measures for small and medium sized manufacturing companies. Marika Wheeler headed to the Beauce to find out what a jeans company and a bike company think of the changes. Listen here.

Teens hooked on fly tying

Fly-tying might not be part of all extra-curricular activities in a lot of schools, but it is at Three Rivers Academy. Former principal Bill Dousett runs the workshop. The students who take part say they get more out of it than learning to make something with their own hands. Visit our Facebook page for photos of what the classroom looks like when taken over by fishing tackle. Quebec's Travelling Journalist Marika Wheeler takes us to a workshop to see what's got students hooked. Listen here.