Jacques Léonard

Tête à Tête

Jacques Léonard

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 Jacques Léonard, vice-president of the Bloc Québécois. After completing his commerce studies, Mr Léonard worked as a professor at various Quebec universities before taking a chance on politics.

He was first elected in 1976 as Parti Québécois MNA for the riding of Laurentides–Labelle, Que. In the course of his career, he held various ministerial positions in several PQ governments.


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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.