Jean Tremblay

Tête à Tête

Jean Tremblay

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 Jean Tremblay, mayor of the town of Saguenay, Quebec, since 2002. A businessman who trained as a notaire, Mr. Tremblay became mayor of Chicoutimi in 1997. He was re-elected to that post in 2005 and 2007. He made a name for himself in Quebec with his memorable testimony before the Bouchard–Taylor Commission defending the place of Catholicism in the public domain in Quebec.


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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.