TFO 24.7, the new francophone point of view. A magazine that entertains, informs, and comments on French-Canadian social and cultural finds. TFO 24.7 presents artisans, artists, youths, entrepreneurs, leaders, and many others who breathe life into French-Canadian culture from coast to coast. Stories, features, interviews, humour, and opinion videos: a show that offers an authentic look on our French-Canadian identity.
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Knitting, a Trend with Growing Ties
Gone are the days when yarn, thread and needles hid in our grandparents` closets. Knitting, yes siree, is making quite the comeback!
Réalisateur: Eric Bachand
Production year: 2014
Gone are the days when yarn, thread and needles hid in our grandparents` closets. Knitting, yes siree, is making quite the comeback!With a surge in the number of specialized knitting shops, and a wide variety of
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Happy and in Love, After 60 Years - vidéo
Where did people go to meet romantic prospects sixty years ago? Did they have one-night stands and multiple partners? Did they have friends with benefits? What was considered proper dating behaviour? After 60 years of marriage, Jesseline and Charles lo...
Love Letters: Old-Fashioned Passion - vidéo
For Toronto writer Christine Estima, there is something unique and romantic about handwriting a love letter. In 2013, she started collecting strangers´ love letters, which she finds in thrift stores all around Europe. Her collection ranges from pieces ...
Alexandre Bisaillon: Ottawa Police Officers - vidéo
Comedian Alexandre Bisaillon and the police haven´t always had a harmonious relationship. Ottawa being a bilingual city, its police officers are supposed to serve the people in both English and French. But we know that is not always the case. Alexandre...
Mitia Rioulx-Beaulne: Science, A Social Project? - vidéo
What is the connection between the development of science and social progress? In this interview, Mitia Rioulx-Beaulne, professor of philosophy at the University of Ottawa, breaks the issue down by looking into Denis Diderot´s Encyclopédie, specificall...
Impromptu Duo: For or Against Bikes in Toronto - vidéo
Pierre Filion is a professor of urban planning at the University of Waterloo. Yvonne Bambrick, founder of the Toronto Cyclists Union, has written a book about cycling survival in large urban centres. Do they have the same two-wheel etiquette? When they...
Youth Hostels: Ottawa Backpackers Inn - vidéo
With the advent of the Internet, young people are travelling more and more, many of them choosing backpacking as a way to see the world independently and on a budget. Canada is a choice destination among them, with its large number of youth hostels whe...
Kids: What´s in Your Lunchbox? - vidéo
Do you remember trading snacks at the school cafeteria? Sometimes it took the whole lunch break to manage to barter a couple of carrots for that coveted chocolate pudding! TFO 24.7 gets together with a few young kids from Saint-Jean-Paul II Catholic el...
Start-Up: Make It or Break It - vidéo
Starting a business is not for the faint of heart or easily defeated: trials and tribulations abound. After long months of brewing their start-ups in the incubator and accelerator, André Bellerive, founder of Spivo, and David Ker, founder of ZINation, ...
Dumping Day: Lobster Season is Open - vidéo
Every year in late November, more than 5000 lobster fishermen get ready to set off into the southwest Nova Scotia seas in search for lobsters. Lobster season, which lasts until the end of May, officially starts on Dumping Day. Families and onlookers ge...
Start-Up: From Incubator to Accelerator - vidéo
The success of Google, Facebook, Apple and other companies is a source of fascination to people all over the world, quite a few of whom have decided to set off on their own business adventures. Ottawa has established itself as a hub for start-ups, smal...
Alexandre Bisaillon: Ottawa Hospitals - vidéo
In this video, Alexandre Bisailllon takes on Ottawa hospitals. From Montfort to CHEO, every health care institution has its own strengths and weaknesses. They say laughter is the best medicine, so Alex uses humour to talk about the doctors, nurses, wai...
Vox Pop: Tasting Retro Christmas Recipes - vidéo
Once upon a time, Christmas supper tables were covered in culinary abominations. The advent of processed foods like marshmallow, cheese spreads and canned products inspired a whole range of surprising recipes that sometimes failed to please even the le...
Self-Publishing: How to Do It - vidéo
Have you ever dreamed of making a book out of that idea you´ve had floating around your head for years? If you answered yes, you´re not alone. More and more people want to become writers, but getting picked up by a publishing house is nothing short of ...
ASMR: "Brain Orgasms" Are All the Rage - vidéo
If you look up "ASMR" on the Internet, you will find a whole community of YouTubers ready to whisper into your ear, to gently run their fingers on objects, or to dive into a role-playing game where YOU are the focus of all attention. These videos, whic...
Cashew Cheese, A Healthy Alternative - vidéo
Fauxmagerie Zengarry´s dairy-free cheeses are made from cashew nuts and contain no animal products whatsoever. When Zengarry owner Lynda Turner worked as a scientist and studied human consumption of dairy products, her research concluded that dairy may...
Papoums: Unique Plush Toys and Dolls - vidéo
Papoums are unique plush toys and dolls made by Sophie Guindon, the creative mind behind Papoum Papoum. They have a very important job to do: comforting, cuddling, cheering people up and bringing people together. Children´s health--and the health of th...