Laure Waridel

Tête à Tête

Laure Waridel

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 Laure Waridel, the co-founder of Équiterre. Trained as a sociologist, Ms. Waridel established Équiterre, an organization advocating individual and collective choices that are both ecologically and socially fair. She made a name for herself in Quebec as a fair trade advocate. For almost fifteen years, Ms. Waridel has managed to convince many citizens and businesses to pay fair prices for consumer goods.


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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.