In this episode, Pierre Donais welcomes Fatima Houda-Pepin. Born in Morocco, Fatima Houda-Pepin arrived in Canada in 1976. In the 1980s and 1990s, she worked as an immigration consultant for the Canadian government, the Government of Quebec and the City of Montreal. In 1994, she was elected as the Liberal MNA for the provincial riding of Lapinière. She made a name for herself during the debate over the potential introduction of Sharia law in Ontario. As a Muslim woman, she firmly opposed introducing Sharia law in Muslim homes.
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.