Mathieu Ravignat

Tête à Tête

Mathieu Ravignat

In this episode, Pierre Donais sits down with Mathieu Ravignat. Riding on the « orange wave » that swept through Quebec giving the NDP some fifty seats in that province, Mathieu Ravignat was elected as the NDP MP from the Quebec riding of Pontiac after defeating Conservative Foreign Affairs Minister Lawrence Cannon in the May 2, 2011 election. Before entering politics, Mr. Ravignat worked as a federal government researcher for aboriginal and environmental issues at the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada.


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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.