Diane De Courcy and Robert Vézina will discuss issues related to the francization of businesses with Québec employers

MONTREAL, Feb. 21, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - The Quebec Employers Council, in collaboration with the Office québécois de la langue française (OQLF), is inviting media representatives to an important conference on the French language in Québec businesses.

A number of experts and representatives from the business community will be attending the conference to express and discuss their views on the various problems relating to the application of the Charter of the French Language. They will also discuss the various tools provided, best practices and possible solutions to explore in an effort to encourage francization in Québec businesses for the benefit of Québec society as a whole.

The speakers at the conference will include, among others, the presence of the Minister of Immigration and Cultural Communities and the Minister Responsible for the Charter of the French Language, Ms. Diane De Courcy, and the new president and CEO of the OQLF, Mr. Robert Vézina, and Mr. Marcel Sabourin, a well-known comedian, actor, screenwriter and director.

Date:  Monday, February 24, 2014
Time:   Conference: 8 a.m. - 4:15 p.m.
Speech by Mr. Vézina: 8:45 a.m.
Speech by Ms. De Courcy: 12:45 p.m.
Speech by Mr. Sabourin: 3:45 p.m.
Place:     Ballroom (Level 4)
Hôtel Centre Sheraton Montréal
1201 René-Lévesque Boulevard West

Quebec Employers Council president, Mr. Yves-Thomas Dorval, will be available for interviews with media representatives throughout the event.

The Quebec Employers Council brings together many of Québec's largest companies and the vast majority of sector-based employers' groups, making it Québec's sole employer federation.

SOURCE: Conseil du patronat du Québec

For further information:

Diane Jeannotte
Cell. : 514 772 8019

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