Dick Pound

Tête à Tête

Dick Pound

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 Dick Pound. Mr. Pound first made a name for himself as a competitive swimmer. At the 1960 Olympic Games in Rome, he finished sixth in the final of the 100 metre freestyle and fourth in the final of the 4 x 100 metres freestyle relay. A lawyer by training, he was president of the Canadian Olympic Committee from 1977 to 1982. From 1999 until the end of 2007, he was president of the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA).


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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.