C'est la vie
Au revoir Vietnam, bonjour Quebec (Part 2)01/25/15
Tri Du arrived in Quebec a refugee, speaking neither French nor English. Now he's a prosperous sushi chef with his own restaurant.
Au revoir Vietnam, Bonjour Quebec (Part 1)
This year marks the 40th anniversary of the fall of Saigon, and the end of the Vietnam War. Meet two doctors who fled Vietnam, and remade their lives in Quebec.
Celebrity Chef Normand Laprise
Normand Laprise has influenced a generation of chefs in Quebec. In 2013 his book "Toqué!" won best Canadian cookbook of the year, in French and English.
Celebrating Charles Aznavour
The great French-Armenian singer, Charles Aznavour, turned 90 last year. Hear why some Canadians love his music.
Best Francophone Music of 2014
Singer-songwriter Jim Corcoran and Espace Musique host Rebecca Makonnen pick their top French albums in Canada for 2014.
News Stories of 2014
Stories which make the headlines in French speaking Canada aren't always the same as those in English. C'est la vie looks back at some of the major stories of 2014, en français.
The Making of a Scandal
The team at Radio-Canada's investigative program, "Enquête", broke many of the stories in Quebec's construction scandal, and paved the way for the Charbonneau Commission. Learn how it all unfolded.
God Save Justin Trudeau
Meet the makers of the documentary "God Save Justin Trudeau", a fascinating look behind the scenes of the 2012 charity boxing match which pitted Trudeau against Senator Patrick Brazeau.
An American in Montreal
Shira Adriance is an American who moved to Montreal two years ago. Now she's selling prints by some of Quebec's best known illustrators to people around the world. Find out how that happened.
Denise Bombardier's Quebec
Denise Bombardier is a Quebec journalist, author and intellectual. Her new book, Dictionnaire amoureux du Québec, is a kind of A to Z of the province.
Radio-Canada's hit talkshow
For more than a decade, Radio-Canada's talkshow, Tout le monde en parle, has been drawing a million viewers a week. Discover its recipe for success.
Mulroney: Respected or reviled?
Ask Quebecers and Canadians elsewhere in the country what they think of former Prime Minister Brian Mulroney, and you'll hear two very different opinions. C'est la vie looks at Mulroney's legacy, viewed from Quebec.
Lisa Leblanc's English EP
Acadian singer-songwriter Lisa Leblanc is the biggest sensation to come out of New Brunswick in years. Now she has an EP out in English.
Bridging the two solitudes in medical care
A group of physicians, led by a doctor in Edmonton, is trying to bridge the two solitudes in medical care. Find out about the initiative to improve communication between English and French speaking doctors and patients.
Vancouver's French theatre flourishing
Théâtre la seizième in Vancouver is celebrating its 40th anniversary. Hear how it has succeeded in building its audience.
Franco-Ontarian humorist a hit in Quebec
Humorist Katherine Levac is a Franco-Ontarian, and she draws on that background for her humour. Now Levac is becoming a mainstay of the Quebec comedy scene.
Celebrating Claude Robinson
The Canadian Academy of Cinema and Television recently awarded its Grand Prix to Claude Robinson. Robinson spent almost two decades of his life fighting infringement of his copyright. Hear his story.
The Fred effect
Quebec storyteller Fred Pellerin has made the village of St-Èlie-de-Caxton famous. It's his home town, and the inspiration for his fantastic tales. Hear how the village and its people are benefiting.
Blending French and English lyrics
The post-rap group, Dead Obies, upsets some critics because they blend French and English lyrics. Meet some members of the group and discover their music and philosophy.
Francophones studying in English
Meet some Quebec francophones who chose to study at McGill University in Montreal. Discover why, and what they learnt.
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