André Bachand

Tête à Tête

André Bachand

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 André Bachand, delegation head at the Bureau du Québec in Ottawa. In 1986, Mr. Bachand ran for mayor of Asbestos, Que., where he was elected at the age of 24. In 1996, he ran as the Progressive-Conservative Party candidate in the riding of Richmond-Arthabaska, Que. In August 2004, Quebec Premier Jean Charest’s Liberal government appointed Mr. Bachand delegation head at the Bureau du Québec in Ottawa.


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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.