Canada has chosen to acquire used fighter jets from Australia in order to fulfill its commitments at home and abroad. The government has also issued a request for proposals to replace the country’s ageing fleet of F-18s. Ferry De Kerckhove, from the University of Ottawa’s Centre for International Policy Studies, discusses the terms of the new procurement policy.
Pierre Donais discusses the F-18 file with MPs Marc Miller (Liberal Party), Pierre Paul-Hus (Conservative Party), Brigitte Sansoucy (NDP) and Monique Pauzé (Bloc Québécois).
Justin Trudeau has appointed Quebec judge Richard Wagner as the next Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Canada. Constitutional lawyer Stéphane Beaulac explains the responsibilities of the person heading Canada’s top court and describes the qualities Justice Wagner brings to this post.
Drawing on four decades of radio and TV experience, Pierre has a reputation for being as personable as he is astute. He joined CPAC in 2003 to host Revue Politique, a nightly review of the day’s politics for Francophone viewers. He also delves into the personal with guests on Tête à Tête. A former anchor and journalist at TQS and Télémédia CIMF-FM in Outaouais, Pierre also served as radio host and station manager. He has recently completed his Master’s degree in law at the University of Ottawa.