Simon Durivage

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Simon Durivage, hosting Le club des ex in 2010

Simon Durivage CM (born December 10, 1944 in Montreal) is a Canadian French-language television news anchor for RDI en direct. He was recruited by Radio-Canada in 1969 and has since hosted several newscasts and public affairs programs: Consommateurs avertis, Enjeux, Le Point, Montréal-Express, Montréal ce soir and Rédacteur en chef.[1]

Having spent part of his career at network TVA, he anchored the 10 p.m. newscast of this network for several years. In 2002, he left TVA for Radio-Canada, allowing Sophie Thibault to take his place. From 2004 to 2006, he hosted Since 2006, he hosts RDI en direct on Quebec-based 24-hour news-channel RDI, where he also hosts Le club des ex, a forum where former politicians comment news items.

On June 19, 2015, Simon Durivage announced that he was leaving Radio-Canada.

His voice is heard on the telephone by dialling +1 613 745 9426 and the CHU shortwave radio time service of the National Research Council of Canada (NRC/CNRC), announcing the time in French.