Claude Castonguay

Tête à Tête

Claude Castonguay

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 Claude Castonguay, former Quebec Social Affairs minister (1970-1973).

Mr. Castonguay first became well known in Quebec in the mid-1960s when he chaired the Castonguay-Neveu Commission, whose aim was to produce a report on the state of health care and social services. In 1970, he was elected as the Liberal MP for the riding of Louis-Hébert, Que. In 1990, he was appointed to the Senate of Canada by Prime Minister Brian Mulroney.


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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.