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 Rodrigue Biron, former Union Nationale Leader between 1976 and 1980. In 1980, he resigned as Union Nationale Leader and MP. In November of the same year, he joined the Quebec sovereigntist movement. In 1981, he was elected as the Parti Québécois MP for the riding of Lotbinière. In the 1990s, he ran for the leadership of the Bloc Québécois but was defeated by Gilles Duceppe in 1997. Since then, he has returned to the business world.
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.