January 30, 2018

Revue Politique

January 30, 2018

One day after attending a big ceremony commemorating last year’s deadly shooting at a Quebec City mosque, Prime Minister Trudeau has yet to decide whether or not he will agree to establishing a national day against islamophobia, as requested by several muslim groups . MPs Randy Boissonnault (Liberal), Steven Blaney (Conservative), Pierre-Luc Dusseault (NDP) and Luc Thériault (BQ) discuss this issue.
Public funding for political parties as proposed in a private member’s bill tabled by a Bloc Québécois MP would cost Canadian taxpayers 45 million dollars. Pierre Donais examines this with Parliamentary Budget Officer Jean-Denis Fréchette, who has been studying the file.
Donald Trump will make his highly anticipated State of the Union speech tonight. We get a preview from Rafael Jacob, who is with the Raoul-Dandurand Chair of Strategic and Diplomatic Studies on American Politics.


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Pierre Donais

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.