Jacques Hébert

Tête à Tête

Jacques Hébert

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 Jacques Hébert, former senator and founding president of Katimavik and Canada World Youth. Mr. Hébert has worked as an author and publisher. He was a host and writer for Radio-Canada, and an administrator for the magazine Cité Libre. His commitment to youth, both in Canada and throughout the world, inspired him to found Canada World Youth, and then Katimavik. In 1983, he was appointed to the Senate. During his tenure he held many positions including chief government whip and chairman of the Special Senate Committee on Youth.


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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.