Paul Genuist

Tête à Tête

Paul Genuist

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 Paul Genuist, an author from Victoria, B.C.

Mr. Genuist was born in the French city of Rennes. Following a successful career as a university lecturer, including a stint at the University of Saskatchewan until 1994, Mr. Genuist decided to retire and settle in Victoria. He speaks regularly at the Alliance-Française de Victoria, and has written several books and articles on the 17th century and various aspects of Francophone culture in Western Canada. For eight years he has contributed articles on French books to Moustique, Victoria’s French-language newspaper.


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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.