Born in Iran, in 1961, Amir Khadir emigrated to Canada at the age of ten. He trained as a physicist and as a doctor specializing in infectious microbiology. In 2012, he became one of the two spokespersons for the left-wing Québec solidaire party. He has represented the riding of Mercier in Quebec’s National Assembly since 2008. He once ran as a Union des forces progressistes (UFP) candidate. He was also involved with the Canadian chapter of the humanitarian organization Médecins du monde and is a member of Coalition des Médecins pour la justice sociale.
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.