New developments have surfaced on the political arena. On the one hand, Lac-Mégantic town has revealed that, eight months prior to the July 6 tragedy, it had warned the federal government about the poor condition of its railway line. On the other hand, the conservative government has stated once again that the Canadian Forces have all the required services at its disposal to treat any kind of mental health issue among its members. Pierre Donais welcomes the following MPS to discuss these two issues: Jacques Gourde (Conservative Party), Ève Péclet (NDP) and David McGuinty (Liberal Party). Having treated many veterans, psychiatrist Édouard Auger explains the very real social stigmatization associated with post-traumatic stress syndrome that some members of the military have experienced. Canada stakes a claim on the North Pole to include it in its Arctic territorial boundaries. It will argue its case in front of the UN. According to Stéphane Roussel (Observatoire de la politique et la sécurité de l’Arctique), Canada should expect to have a lot of opposition, coming mostly from Russia. .
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.