Alexis Brunelle-Duceppe

Conversations avec Esther Bégin

Alexis Brunelle-Duceppe

In this intimate interview with CPAC’s Esther Bégin, Bloc Québécois MP Alexis Brunelle-Duceppe explains why it is important and challenging for him to make a name for himself in politics as he follows the footsteps of his father Gilles in the House of Commons. He opens up about the close ties he has with his family, and discusses his vision and role as a sovereigntist MP serving in the Parliament of Canada.

About

Esther Bégin

Esther Bégin

Esther joined CPAC in 2018 as the network’s French Anchor. She hosts L’Essentiel, a daily program that looks at the impact of federal policy decisions on the everyday lives of Canadians, specifically those in French-speaking communities.

A seasoned and accomplished communications professional, Esther has more than 25 years of experience in journalism and broadcasting. As anchor at LCN and TVA from 1997 to 2007 as well as TQS (currently known as V Télé) from July 2007 to May 2008, she has hosted hundreds of interviews with key decision makers in Quebec and Canada, including prime ministers and renowned business leaders in various sectors. She has also hosted decision day coverage in dozens of Quebec, Canadian and American elections.

More recently, she produced the documentary series Fièvre politique, which was broadcast on Télé-Québec and later honoured at the Prix Gémeaux in 2017. She has also worked as a journalist and correspondent for RDI and ICI Radio-Canada on Canada’s West Coast.