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 Emmanuel Marcotte, a long-time sovereignty activist. Mr. Marcotte’s name has been linked to sovereignty movement in the Outaouais region for over forty years. A native of Quebec’s Témiscamingue region, Mr. Marcotte arrived in the Outaouais in 1961. After completing studies at the University of Ottawa, he became a financial planner and insurance broker. In 1970, he ran as a Parti Québécois candidate in the Hull riding during the provincial elections. Today, this 70-year-old says that he is more in support of sovereignty than ever.
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.