May 30, 2012 — We'll continue our series on literacy in the North Country with a visit to story time for kids at one of our local libraries. Brian Mann reports from Montreal on the ongoing student demonstrations in that city, and the response to them. And, Heard Up North, undoing what beavers do best... Go to full article
Montreal, QC, May 30, 2012 — Massive demonstrations in the city of Montreal have continued for more than a hundred straight days.
The protest began when Quebec's Liberal Party tried to hike tuition rates for college students. But the sometimes violent street rallies have exploded into a much wider debate in French Canada over civil liberties and the future of popular social programs.
As Brian Mann reports, some students are now calling for the resignation of Quebec's premier. Go to full article
May 30, 2012 — This week we're looking at literacy in the North Country. Yesterday, we heard what it's like to live without knowing how to read or write, and the challenges and rewards of learning to read late in life. Today we'll spend a few minutes at the other end of the age spectrum.
Reading to children is a good way to plant the seeds for a lifetime of literacy. For today's Heard Up North, we'll nestle into the downstairs at the Canton Free Library for Children's Storytime. Go to full article
Clayton, NY, May 30, 2012 — The International Joint Commission is holding public information sessions this week in the North Country to gather public comment on its new plan to regulate water levels in... Go to full article
Burlington, VT, May 30, 2012 — The Burlington Discover Jazz Festival returns for ten days beginning Friday, June 1, at a variety of venues throughout the city. The festival's Managing Director, Brian... Go to full article