Mathieu Lacombe is a familiar figure for Outaouais region citizens, having been anchorman for the Gatineau-Ottawa TVA station. He was also a journalist for Radio-Canada, and FM stations Energie and Rouge. Mathieu lives in Gatineau and is the father of two boys. Ever ready to get involved in the community he volunteered for many organizations, such as Leucan, the SPCA, Outaouais big brothers and big sisters and the Grande Guignolée des médias. He has a B.A. in journalism, with a minor in political science from Ottawa university. He is currently manager of public affairs for the Outaouais transit society.