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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Laughs and Tumbles Abound
No lessons or complicated equipment are required for this activity. And while you may need to close your eyes and hold your breath, all you really need to slide down a hill is a good push! Everyone has their favourite slide or hill where they can let off a little steam. So brace yourself and put on your rosiest cheeks for this wintry delight… in Sudbury! A Dominique Demers and Éric Bachand production.
Réalisateurs: Dominique Demers, Eric Bachand
Production year: 2015
Rires et dégringolades,
Grand Sudbury, Ontario.
Des enfants et des adultes s'amusent à glisser en traîneau sur une butte enneigée. Des jeunes font du snowboard.
La course du traîneau d'une petite fille s'arrête près des branches d'un buisson.
Ha! John, je suis
dans les arbres.
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Vidéo - Gees Bees: Hives for Hire
Gees Bees rents out beehives to companies and homeowners who want to get their beekeeping feet wet without investing too much money. Owners Marianne and Matt Gee would rather see a thousand people with one hive each than one person with a thousand hive...
Vidéo - Black Lives Matter in Canada: Nuisance or Necessity?
The Black Lives Matter movement has attracted a great deal of attention, not only in the United States but also in Canada, where some have questioned the very need for such a movement. Does the organization belong on this side of the border? Are the ne...
Vidéo - On the Trail of the Morel Mushroom
Forest fires leave behind a devastating trail of destruction. But life always finds a way, and not long after a fire, morel mushrooms sprout out of the charred woods. Known as the black gold of the Boreal forest, these wild mushrooms have become a del...
Vidéo - Are We Entitled to Our Own Opinions?
How many times have you heard someone say, "I´m entitled to my own opinion"? We all have a certain emotional attachment to our opinions, and this can lead to some pretty heated arguments. But do we really have a fundamental right to our opinions? The c...
Vidéo - True Colours
Is there a cure for colour blindness? There would appear to be, as Justine Gamache-Howards´s astonishing story of recovery would point out. Métis artist Gamache-Howard was in ninth grade when she mysteriously lost her ability to distinguish colours. Sh...
Vidéo - Miss Congo Canada: A Pageant Like No Other
Miss Congo Canada was created in 2012 to celebrate young Canadians of Congolese origin who want to make a difference in their community. Although beauty does factor into the pageant, it is more important that participants show a passion for helping wom...
Vidéo - World Teachers´ Day
October 5th is World Teachers´ Day. In honour of the occasion, the TFO 24.7 team took advantage of its trip to Saint-Albert´s Cheese Curd Festival to ask festival-goers about their experiences at school. To sum it up, the least popular teachers were th...
Vidéo - Impromptu Duo: Women, The Workplace, and Sexism
Family budgeting, workplace sexism, work/life balance... Anne Vinet and Julie Desgagnés have just met, and yet they have so much to talk about! Anne Vinet is an executive at an aviation company. Julie Desgagnés is a young mother who is starting a caree...
Vidéo - Alain Lamothe: Cutting-Edge Collector
If it exists, there´s a collection of it somewhere out there. And Alain Lamothe is living proof. Lamothe has had a passion for saws since the age of 13. Now retired, he decided to start an actual collection. He shows us some of the 650 saws on display ...
Vidéo - Profession: Paper Carrier
Once every two weeks, Ismail, a teenager living in Sudbury, works as a paper carrier. When he gets home, he tosses his backpack, gets his cart ready, and takes off for adventure on the streets of his neighbourhood.
Vidéo - Bouchon: A Civil Servant Puts on His Clown Face
Who hasn´t dreamed of quitting their job to follow their innermost passion? After life turned on him a few times, Alain Villemaire decided to quit his job at Emploi-Québec and follow his dream: to be a clown. And so Bouchon the Clown was born, and he h...
Vidéo - Vancouver, Pacific Beauty
Vancouver, a port city nestled on the coast of the Pacific Ocean, a bridge between the sea and the mountains, a city that reaches for the skies. Vancouver is the ideal spot for paddle boarding, kayaking, swimming, or just strolling down the piers. In i...
Vidéo - The Yurt: Increasingly Popular in Ontario
Yurts, round tents used for over a century in Mongolia, are gaining popularity in North America. Inexpensive and easy to build, yurts are an interesting alternative to cottages and are attracting an increasing number of "glamping" fans. Some people eve...
Vidéo - David Robichaud: The Self-Made Man, A False Messiah?
David Robichaud, Professor of Philosophy at the University of Ottawa, deconstructs liberalism´s beloved myth of the self-made man--the notion that the individual is solely responsible for their own success. He answers questions such as "Is achievement ...
Vidéo - Unique Hospital Gowns
If hospital "gowns" have never made it to New York Fashion Week, it´s probably because they´re rather embarrassing to wear. The Starlight Children´s Foundation Canada decided to take on the problem. It launched an appeal to Canadian designers to make u...
Vidéo - Christian Pelletier Meets Zviane
Christian Pelletier is a graphic designer, artist, and key player in Sudbury´s cultural scene. Zviane is a comic book artist from the Montreal area. The TFO24.7 team took advantage of the Salon du livre de Sudbury to bring these two creative minds tog...
Vidéo - Never Too Late to Learn French!
Three years ago, Blind River retirees Wilma Steel and Dolly Pigeon decided to start learning French. For the two women, it was a way to be able to speak the language to their grandchildren. And for Pigeon, it was also a way to revisit her hometown of ...
Vidéo - Olivier Nadon: Who Are the Franco-Ontarians?
September 25 is Franco-Ontarian Day, when the community raises its green and white flag with pride. Yet is this flag--that has existed since 1975--known outside of the Franco-Ontarian community? And for that matter, is the community itself known? TFO 2...
Vidéo - Caraquet´s Grains de folie
Each night, Francis Herbin, baker at Grains de folie in Caraquet, follows the same ritual: his feet take him to the bakery where he kneads bread dough. While others sleep, his flour-white hands flatten the dough and cut it, rolling baguettes and croiss...
Vidéo - Unpronounceable English Words!
Even though many Franco-Canadians speak perfect English, some words in Shakespeare´s tongue may cause tongues to twist and heads to ache. We asked several Francophones to pronounce some "unpronounceable" English words. Will they be able to rise to the ...
Vidéo - Fired Up Pizza: Father-and-Son Entrepreneurship
Father and son duo Rob and Brennen Chaput co-founded their family business, Fired Up Pizza, setting up shop in Sudbury. What began as a summertime make-work project for Brennen--who was 14 years old at the time--today is a booming business that employs...
Vidéo - Louis Charest, Rideau Hall Executive Chef
Rideau Hall chef Louis Charest is the man who cooks for the Queen´s representative in Canada. Not only does he prepare the Governor General´s meals, but he also designs the menus and cooks for award ceremonies, state dinners, and the Governor General´s...
Vidéo - Weekend at the Wikwemikong Pow-Wow
A contemplative glimpse into the traditional Wikwemikong Pow-Wow on Manitoulin Island, northern Ontario, the oldest and most important competitive pow-wow event in Eastern Canada. An Éric Bachand and Dominique Demers production.
Vidéo - Caledon Eco-Village: Why Choose Communal Living?
We talk to residents of Caledon´s Whole Village to learn more about why they chose the communal lifestyle. Some are in it to learn about agriculture, while others want to raise their kids away from the city, with communal values and the smallest carbon...