In this episode, Pierre Donais welcomes Claude Laverdure. Claude Laverdure started working at Canada’s Department of Foreign Affairs in 1965, and he was posted to Brussels, to Paris then to Tunis. He served as Canada’s ambassador in several countries including Haiti, Belgium and France. He is currently a senior fellow at the University of Ottawa’s Graduate School of Public and International Affairs. Mr. Laverdure is a Commandeur de la Légion d’honneur and Chevalier de l’Ordre de la Pléiade.
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.