Jean-Pierre Blais

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Jean-Pierre Blais (born c. 1960) is currently serving as the Assistant Deputy Minister, Receiver General and Pension[1]. He previously served as the Chairman of the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) from June 18, 2012 until June 2017[2].

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.[3]


  1. ^ TPSGC Organizational Chart
  2. ^ Former CRTC chairman Jean-Pierre Blais joining Public Services and Procurement
  3. ^ 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
Succeeded by
Ian Scott