Simon Noël

Tête à Tête

Simon Noël

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 Simon Noël, a judge on Canada’s Federal Court. Mr. Noël studied at the University of Ottawa and was admitted to the Quebec Bar in 1975. He has worked in different capacities as a lawyer including as counsel for the Royal Commission of Inquiry into Certain Activities of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (the McDonald Commission, 1979–1981) and co-chief prosecutor for the Commission of Inquiry into the Deployment of Canadian Forces to Somalia (1995–1997). Moreover, for fifteen years, he was a legal advisor to the Security Intelligence Review Committee. Mr. Noël has been a judge on Canada’s Federal Court since the date of the passage of the Courts Administration Service Act on July 2, 2003.


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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.