Jean-Pierre Blais

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Jean-Pierre Blais (born c. 1960) has been the Chairman of the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) since June 18, 2012.

Early life[edit]

Blais was raised in the province of Québec, with French as his first language, but learned English at an early age when his family moved to Toronto. He later returned to Montreal and attended Loyola High School.[1]


  1. ^ Ladurantaye, Steve. (2 November 2013). "The enigmatic regulator who speaks truth to power", The Globe and Mail, p. B4.
Government offices
Preceded by
Leonard Katz (interim)
Chairman of the CRTC
2012–during pleasure
Succeeded by