May 9, 2018

Revue Politique

May 9, 2018

On the first day of the provincial election campaign in Ontario, party leaders promise to fight hard. University of Ottawa political scientist Geneviève Tellier analyzes the stakes of this race, which will culminate in a general election on June 7th.

As debate rages on in Ottawa about the carbon tax costs the federal government wants to impose on provinces that don’t already charge such a tax, Rob Smith, from the International Institute for Sustainable Development, explains the real costs of pollution as well as the impact of this measure.

MPs David Lametti (Liberal), Jacques Gourde (Conservative) and Anne Minh-Thu Quach (New Democrat) debate the government’s environmental record.

Justin Trudeau will deliver a formal apology to the Jewish community for the government’s 1939 rejection of passengers aboard the MS St. Louis ocean liner, most of whom were German Jews fleeing Nazism. Pierre Donais discusses this development with David Ouellette, from the Centre for Israel and Jewish Affairs.


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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.