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Quebec's travelling journalist: January 2012 Archives

Future of windmill industry in Quebec

windmill.JPGThe province of Quebec doesn't have windmill projects scheduled for after 2015. Quebec's Travelling Journalist Marika Wheeler will tell us why that is cause for concern in the Gaspé.

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New 3.8 million dollar teaching centre to train wind turbine technicians

This story originally aired on Breakaway. The Québec centre for wind turbine maintenance training officially opened its doors today at the Gaspé Campus of the Cégep de la Gaspésie et des Îles. Quebec's Traveling Journalist Marika Wheeler found out how this centre will help train the workers needed to fill the nearly 400 jobs in the industry by 2015.
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Adventure Tourism in the Gaspé

The Gaspé is something of a paradise for people who like the outdoors. With mountains, rivers, lakes and the ocean, it's a big playground for outdoors enthusiasts. That's why the Cegep de la Gaspésie et les Iles de la Madelaine offers a one-of-a-kind program in Adventure Tourisim.

Some people point to the adventure tourism industry as one of the areas that have created jobs and growth in the Gaspé.

The CBC's Marika Wheeler spoke to Sonali Karnick about the program and its importance to the region.

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