C'est la vie from CBC Radio show

C'est la vie from CBC Radio

Summary: CBC Radio's C'est la vie gives listeners a window into the life of French speaking Canadians through interviews with people in the news and documentaries from across the country. In repeats over the summer.

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 Bernard St-Laurent's farewell | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1650

Bernard St-Laurent hosts his last episode of C'est la vie... and receives the surprise of his life.

 Quebec City's part-time residents | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1650

Meet some people who have taken visiting Quebec City to the next level. They live there for months at a time, every year.

 Student activist Gabriel Nadeau-Dubois | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1650

Gabriel Nadeau-Dubois gives us an insider's perspective on the 2012 Quebec student uprising. His book about the Maple Spring is coming out in English.

 Fighting radicalization of Quebec youth | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1650

A number of young Quebecers are suspected of trying to join ISIS in the Middle East. Meet some members of Montreal's North African muslim community who are working to prevent radicalization of the youth.

 Making a bilingual TV show | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1650

Step behind the scenes of a highly successful bilingual TV series, Waterfront Cities of the World... or Ports d'attache. It's produced in French and English at the same time.

 A maid in name again | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1650

Simon and Lea Nakonechny encountered a distinct Quebec law when they moved to Montreal from Saskachewan: you must retain your maiden name. Simon shares their story.

 Storyteller Fred Pellerin's village | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1650

Quebec storyteller Fred Pellerin has made his hometown of St-Élie-de-Caxton famous through his fantastic tales. Hear how the village and its residents are benefiting.

 The impact of Quebec's Charter of Values | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1650

The Quebec Charter of Values never made it into law. But the debate surrounding it changed some peoples's sense of belonging in the province. That's a conclusion drawn by a visiting scholar.

 Canada's own Kon Tiki | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1575

Many know of the Kon Tiki expedition across the Pacific. But few know of a similar raft trip across the Atlantic from Canada. Hear about efforts to commemorate the voyage.

 Quebec filmmaker gives a TED Talk | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1618

Martin Villeneuve made Quebec's first science fiction film, "Mars et Avril". He recently gave a TED Talk about it. Find out how that came about.

 Upcoming Acadian group Les Hay Babies | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1643

Acadians artists are making inroads on the Quebec music scene. Discover the latest group to make a splash: Les Hay Babies, from New Brunswick.

 A bilingual play | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1650

Hear how two young actors came together to write a bilingual play... and to narrow the gap between francophones and anglophones.

 A great journalist retires | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1650

Jean-François Lépine has reported from around the globe, in French and English. But now, after more than 40 years, he is retiring.

 The student leaders, a year later | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1650

During Quebec's Maple Spring the student leaders became public figures. But a year later, what has become of them? And how did the events of last spring change them?

 A champion sommelier | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1641

Meet the best sommelier in the Americas, and the second best sommelier in the entire world. Also, listeners react to our program on French immersion.


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