I thought his accent was much closer to that of France than Quebec. Steve is from a different generation and lived in France a long time ago. Sometime when I hear French men from his generation, for example on French Radio, they remind me a little bit of how Steve speaks.
It would be interesting to hear what native speakers have to say.
I also thought it sounded more like in France rather than a Canadian accent. After all he has lived in France. Furthermore, the Canadians even use different words and anglisms so it is not just a question of pronunciation. Other than that, I don’t think too much about Steve’s accent in foreign languages or my own accent for that matter. Listen to a variety of native speakers and you’ll get a feel for the different regional accents.
"the Canadians even use different words and anglisms (sic) "
Standard Euro French contains more Anglicisms than Quebec French.
“In Quebec, anglicisms are never used in formal documentation (government papers, instruction sheets) and very rarely used in informal writing (magazines, journals). Where the use of an anglicism is unavoidable, it is generally written in italics.”
While I group up in Montreal, I lived in the English speaking part of the city and learned French at school, although I could not really carry on a conversation, and essentially did not do so until I got interested in French at university. Then I went off to France where I studied for three years (Political Science). That period shaped my French. Thereafter I lived in Ottawa, Hong Kong, Japan, and Vancouver. I have not lived and worked in Quebec, and for that reason my French would sound more like the French in France, since that has been most of my exposure.