Quebec

A cross-country adventure exploring the sights, sounds, and stories that make Canada interesting and unique. Host Glen McInnis begins in Quebec City, which is celebrating its 400th anniversary throughout the year 2008. He speaks with André Charbonneau (a chief historian at Parks Canada (Quebec)) about the city’s rich history. Later, Karl Tremblay gives Glen a tour of the Musée de la place Royale.

Next, Glen visits Montreal for a tour of the Montreal Holocaust Memorial Centre (MHMC). Marcia Shuster (MHMC vice-president) guides Glen through the MHMC’s museum. After his tour, Glen speaks with Rina and Mayer Schondorf, two Holocaust survivors residing in Montreal. The city is home to the world’s third largest population of Holocaust survivors.

About

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Glen McInnis

Born and raised in Glace Bay, Nova Scotia, Glen is a proud Cape Bretoner. His distinctive personality and informal approach bring a fresh perspective to political news. Since joining CPAC in 2000, Glen has hosted Outburst, the Great Canadian Tour and reported on the Hill. Before joining CPAC, Glen worked with CBC Radio in Sydney, NS, and occasionally appeared as guest host for Breakfast Television on ATV in Halifax. He has also worked for Calgary’s A-Channel where he was a producer for The Big Breakfast, as well as a news writer. Glen is also an avid musician, and can often be found playing his prized Rickenbacker bass around Ottawa in his spare time.