Mathias Rioux

Tête à Tête

Mathias Rioux

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 Mathias Rioux. Mr. Rioux started his professional life as a teacher with Montreal’s Catholic School Board from 1961–1967. He later became president of the Alliance des professeurs du Québec teachers’ union. He worked briefly in media before going into provincial politics as a member of the Parti Québécois. He held various ministerial positions in the Lucien Bouchard government, and was appointed a member of the Commission municipale du Québec in March 2003.


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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.