Martine Desjardins

Tête à Tête

Martine Desjardins

In this episode, Pierre Donais speaks with Martine Desjardins.
Martine Desjardins made a name for herself during the student protests against tuition hikes strike that took place in Quebec between 2011 and 2013. At the time, she was President of the Fédération étudiante universitaire du Québec, a federation founded in 1989 that became the largest student organization in Quebec with a membership of 125 000. On April 14, 2012, Ms. Desjardins was re-elected to a second term as president of the FEUQ. Her tenure ended on April 30, 2013. She was the only spokesperson to have been present before, during and after the 2012 student strike.


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Pierre Donais

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.