Roch Carrier

Tête à Tête

Roch Carrier

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 Roch Carrier, poet, storywriter, novelist, playwright, essayist, and former National Librarian of Canada. Roch Carrier became the fourth National Librarian of Canada in 1999. He is considered one of Canada’s greatest writers, and a number of his novels are considered classics. Mr. Carrier has held teaching positions at the University of Montreal and at le Collège militaire royal de Saint-Jean, in Quebec, where, in 1986, he became dean of the Faculty of Administration and Humanities. He was appointed rector in1990.


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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.