C'est la vie
The Making of a Scandal12/14/14
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.
What if Quebec had voted "Yes"
Journalist Chantal Hébert asked the major players in Quebec's 1995 referendum campaign how they had prepared for a Yes victory. Their answers, in her book "The Morning After", might surprise you.
Gilbert Rozon's sense of humour
Gilbert Rozon founded the Just for Laughs festival more than 30 years ago. Discover the source of his sense of humour.
Remembering the sinking of the Empress of Ireland
One hundred years ago the Empress of Ireland sank in the St-Lawrence River near Rimouski, killing more than 1000 people. Hear from the man who rediscovered the wreck years later, and from descendants of the survivors.
Quebec's distinct legal system
The Supreme Court of Canada requires three Quebec judges largely because of Quebec's distinct legal system. C'est la vie demystifies Quebec's Civil Code.
Africans in Northern Quebec
Most immigrants arriving in Quebec move to Montreal. But some African immigrants are settling in Northern Quebec. Find out why.
Evolution of an activist
She's been a community activist for 30 years, fighting for Montreal's most marginalized citizens. Now Manon Massé has finally made it to Quebec's National Assembly.
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