Louise Poirier

Tête à Tête

Louise Poirier

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 CRTC commissioner Louise Poirier. Ms. Poirier was elected to Hull City Council in 1999. Prior to that, she had worked for fifteen years in the communications field, both in radio and television, and she also served as director general of Télé-Québec Outaouais’ regional office. On June 27, 2008, Ms. Poirier became a commissioner with the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC).


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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.