In this episode, Pierre Donais sits down with Pierre Nantel. Pierre Nantel was elected as the NDP Member of Parliament for the Quebec riding of Longueuil—Pierre-Boucher on May 2, 2011. Before entering politics, Pierre Nantel worked in Quebec’s recording industry for over 20 years. He also worked for Cirque du Soleil Musique as an artistic director and talent scout. He made a name for himself in television working for TVA and Radio-Canada as a researcher and commentator, which enabled him to put his Communication degree from Concordia University to good use.
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.