Jean Pelletier; Part 1

Tête à Tête

Jean Pelletier; Part 1

The Revue Politique “Tête à Tête” series delves into the lives of newsmakers, movers and shakers. In these in-depth and personal conversations, Pierre Donais sits down with guests to discuss their life experiences and to reveal what drives them today.

In this episode, Pierre speaks with Jean Pelletier, former chief of staff to Prime Minister Jean Chrétien. Mr. Pelletier discusses his diverse professional background, which includes work in journalism, the non-profit sector, and politics. He reflects on his mayoral campaign in 1977 and his accomplishments as mayor of Quebec City, a term which spanned 1977–1989.


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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.