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 Bureau, chairman of the board of Astral Media Inc. Mr. Bureau has been chairman since 1996. He is also counsel with the legal firm Heenan Blaikie LLP. Mr. Bureau was chairman of the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) from 1983 to 1989. He was previously president and CEO of Cancom, and president of Telemedia Communications Inc. He has also worked in the print media field as executive vice president of Montreal’s La Presse, a major daily newspaper.
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.