Tête à Tête is a program about people who have made headlines in French-speaking Canada. In this episode, Pierre Donais sits down with Jean-Louis Roy.
Jean-Louis Roy is a visiting researcher at the Centre de recherche en droit public de l’Université de Montréal and a CÉRIUM board member. He is one of the main architects the international Francophonie’s institutions. From 1990 to 1998, Mr. Roy served as Secretary General of the Agence de la Francophonie, a body made up of 49 member states and governments. In the 1980s, he served as Director of the daily Montreal newspaper Le Devoir then as Quebec Delegate General in Paris. From 2002 to 2008, he was President of Droits & Democracy. This historian is also the author of several books including L’Europe au XXIe, La Francophonie, Le projet communautaire and Une nouvelle Afrique à l’aube du XXIe siècle.
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.