Media notice - QLP leadership race - Debate-filled weekend for candidates

MONTREAL, Jan. 25, 2013 /CNW Telbec/ - Within the context of the Québec Liberal Party leadership race, media representatives are invited to attend the third and fourth candidate debates that will unfold on January 26 and 27 at 12:30 p.m. in Salle Oscar-Peterson at Concordia University in Montréal (Loyola campus) and in the theatre room at the Canadian Museum of Civilization in Gatineau.

The January 26 debate will unfold in English and will be moderated by Marianna Simeone. All of the issues will be covered. On Sunday, January 27, the third French debate will be moderated by Dominique Poirier with the theme "How to better help those who need it?" The issues will primarily relate to health and social government missions.

English debate:
 
WHEN:   January 26, 2013 - 12:30 p.m.
WHERE:  


Salle Oscar-Peterson
Concordia University, Loyola Campus
7141 rue Sherbrooke Ouest
Montréal
   
French debate:
 
WHEN:   January 27, 2013 - 12:30 p.m.
WHERE:  


Theatre Room
Canadian Museum of Civilization
100, rue Laurier
Gatineau
   

Both debates will begin at 12:30 p.m. The January 26 debate will end at 2:30 p.m. while the debate on January 27 will end at 2:00 p.m. There will be a photo op on the stage at 12:25 p.m. prior to each event.

Twenty minutes after the end of the debates, three successive press breifings will take place, giving the candidates the opportunity to meet with the media for a period of five minutes each.

The event will be broadcast live on the Party site at www.plq.org/leadership. If you plan to attend, please request certification at accreditations@plq.org

 

 

 

SOURCE: Quebec Liberal Party

For further information:

Michel Rochette
Director of Communications
800-361-1047
rochettem@plq.org