Jul 07, 2014 — Our Adirondack bureau chief Brian Mann has been reporting in Lac-Mégantic Quebec over the last week on the one-year anniversary of that town's terrible train derailment that left 47 people dead.
Joining him on this trip has been Monique Cornett, one of NCPR's interns, part of our effort to bring new, young journalists into public broadcasting.
Cornett, from Potsdam, is a 21-year-old student at Oswego and is spending the summer working with NCPR.
While on assignment with Brian, she found a new shop on the town's main street that's helping the community remember and celebrate what was lost in last July's disaster. Go to full article
Jul 07, 2014 — For more than 6 years, actor/playwright Julia Mackey has been traveling across Canada to perform "Jake's Gift." Most recently the show was translated and Julia learned French to perform "Jake's Gift" in Normandy at the 70th anniversary of the D-Day landings. Go to full article
Jul 04, 2014 — This weekend the small town of Lac-Megantic, Quebec is preparing to mark the one year anniversary since that deadly train derailment, when a U.S. tanker train exploded killing 47 people.
Brian Mann has been covering this story since last July when the disaster first occurred and he's back in Quebec today. He spoke with Martha Foley. Go to full article
Jun 20, 2014 — The TD Ottawa Jazz Festival runs June 20 through July 1 in downtown Ottawa. Joel Hurd, host of The Bridge, will be posting photos and updates on NCPR's facebook page... Go to full article
Jun 20, 2014 — For years we've been hearing different reporting on a basic theme: A third of our food supply depends on bees and pollinating insects are in a serious state of decline. Most... Go to full article
Jun 11, 2014 — It's the last day of campaigning ahead of tomorrow's provincial election. Liberal Premier Kathleen Wynne is spending the day in Toronto, where her bus will make six stops.... Go to full article