May 7, 2018

Revue Politique

May 7, 2018

Three senior federal ministers provided an update on the influx of migrants who enter Canada daily at irregular crossings. They clearly stated that current Canadian laws apply to all asylum seekers and that asylum requests would be treated according to established standards. Pierre Donais sits down with Serge Cormier, parliamentary secretary to the Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship, as well as MPs Jacques Gourde (Conservative) and Karine Trudel (NDP).

The National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls is still waiting for a response from the Government to its request to extend the duration of its mandate. Commissioner Michèle Audette explains why the matter is urgent.

Political commentators Louis-Charles Roy, Daniel Bernier and Farouk Karim comment on irregular migration, cannabis legalization and the battle taking shape as the Ontario provincial elections approach.


image - Pierre Donais

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.