The Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard has announced major changes to the Fisheries Act. Dominic Leblanc is promising to introduce measures tnat will protect and restore fish habitat, an area where he says Stephen Harper’s Conservatives made huge budget cuts. Pierre Donais speaks about this with the Institut des sciences de la mer’s Dominique Robert, who supports the proposed changes. MPs Sherry Romanado (Liberal), Steven Blaney (Conservative), François Choquette (NDP) and Michel Boudrias (Bloc Québécois) discuss Minister Leblanc’s proposals.
A recent Ipsos poll in Quebec shows that there is increasing voter support for the CAQ in the province this election year. Sébastien Dallaire, the polling firm’s Vice President of Public Affairs, confirms that should this trend continue, the CAQ could form a majority government.
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.