Huguette Labelle

Tête à Tête

Huguette Labelle

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 Huguette Labelle, who has been chancellor of the University of Ottawa since 1994. Born in Rockland, Ontario, Ms.Labelle holds a master of education and Ph.D in education from the University of Ottawa as well as honorary degrees from a dozen Canadian universities. In the course of her career, she has received many awards and honours including the title of Companion of the Order of Canada, Vanier Medal of the Institute of Public Administration of Canada, Outstanding Achievement Award of the Public Service of Canada, the Management Achievement Award from McGill University and the title of Officer of the Ordre de la Pléiade (an order honouring achievement in La Francophonie).


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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.