April 26, 2018

Revue Politique

April 26, 2018

The Trans Mountain pipeline issue gets more complicated.

On the one hand, British Columbia has sent a reference question to its highest Court to validate its objective of regulating the heavy crude oil transport. On the other hand, Ottawa has published an open letter, signed by the federal Environment and Climate Change minister, to try to reassure the province that no environmental disaster will ensue thereafter.

Pierre Donais welcomes the following MPs to discuss this matter: Randy Boissonnault (Liberal Party), Sylvie Boucher (Conservative Party), Y (NDP), and Pierre-Luc Dusseault (Bloc Québécois).

The federal government announces new measures to help innovative small businesses to protect their intellectual property rights. Recharge véhicule électrique owners David and Marie-Pier Corbeil expound on the difficulties that they have encountered in this area.

Le Devoir’s Parliamentary Correspondent Hélène Buzzetti recaps the week’s major topics.


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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.