Denis Coderre will make his broadcasting debut on the popular French-language station 98.5 FM Monday, on Paul Arcand’s Puisqu'il faut se lever.
Published on: May 3, 2018 | Last Updated: May 3, 2018 11:19 AM EDT
Montreal Mayor Denis Coderre gives the thumbs up outside city hall in 2017. John Mahoney / Montreal Gazette
Former mayor Denis Coderre is coming to a radio near you.
Coderre will make his broadcasting debut on the popular French-language station 98.5 FM on Monday, on morning man Paul Arcand’s show Puisqu’il faut se lever.iPhone transfer software
He will start by replacing broadcaster and former Parti Québécois politician Pierre Curzi for a few days while Curzi is away, the station announced on its website Thursday morning.
Coderre will appear with Mario Dumont — another ex-politician — on a segment called Commission Curzi-Dumont, in which the two ex-pols debate issues of the day. The segment airs every morning at 8:30.
On Sunday night, the TVA network will present a TV interview with Coderre on Arcand’s show Conversation secrete. It will start at 9:15 p.m., after the final episode of La Voix.
In an extract posted online, Coderre says he was a broken man after losing the Nov. 5 election to Valérie Plante.
Coderre has kept a low profile since the election, but in recent months he has taken on consulting contracts for the Jewish General Hospital Foundation and Stingray, a Montreal-based multi-platform music and video services provider.
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