In this episode, Pierre Donais sits down with the hon. Beverley McLachlin, chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Canada. Justice Beverley McLachlin was made Chief Justice of Canada on January 7, 2000. She was appointed to the Supreme Court of Canada in 1989 after having held different positions in B.C.’s judicial branch. McLachlin was admitted to the Alberta Bar in 1969 and to the B.C. Bar in 1971. She has authored various publications and has been awarded numerous honorary degrees. In 2007, she was made Commander of the Legion of Honour by the Government of France, and in 2008, she was presented with the International Jurists Award.
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.