Media Advisory - Cornwall Public Inquiry enters final phase of evidence; Commissioner to comment on progress, up-coming schedule and expenditures to date



    CORNWALL, ON, Nov. 26 /CNW Telbec/ - Justice G. Normand Glaude,
Commissioner of the Cornwall Public Inquiry, will provide the public with an
overview of the Inquiry's plans for the remainder of the hearings schedule.
The Commissioner's announcement comes at the beginning of the last phase of
evidence - response from institutions.
    This will be the twelfth public update the Commissioner has provided
since the Inquiry began.
    The Commissioner's comments will be presented Wednesday, Nov. 28, 2007 as
the first order of business before hearing from the Ministry of Community
Safety and Correctional Services. The Ministry is the first organization to
provide testimony on institutional response to allegations of sexual abuse of
children and youth.
    In his statement, Commissioner Glaude will outline plans for both parts
of the Commission's mandate: Phase I evidentiary hearings and Phase 2, the
part of the mandate that supports healing and reconciliation. The Commissioner
will also review what the Inquiry has accomplished to date and how much it has
cost.

    Hearings begin on Wednesday at 9:30 a.m.




For further information:

For further information: Joan Weinman, (613) 294-5679

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