PUBLIC CONSULTATION ON THE LIVING CONDITIONS OF SENIORS - MINISTER MARGUERITE BLAIS ANNOUNCES A SUPPLEMENTARY SESSION FOR CITIZENS OF THE WEST ISLAND OF MONTREAL



    MONTREAL, Nov. 2 /CNW Telbec/ - The Minister responsible for seniors,
Marguerite Blais, announces a supplementary session of the public consultation
on the living conditions of seniors, for citizens of the Montreal region. This
half-day session will take place on November 16 at the Sarto-Desnoyers
Community Centre at 1335, Chemin Bord du Lac, in Dorval. People wishing to be
heard need only register 30 minutes prior to the start of the session, which
will run from 9 AM until noon.
    This supplementary session will allow for a greater number of individuals
to participate in the consultation. "The addition will also mark the close of
our tour of Québec and help us to have a more accurate view of the situation
of Quebec seniors, and in particular of those in the Anglophone community,"
commented Minister Blais.
    Minister Blais will be accompanied by the co-chair of the consultation,
retired Assistant Professor of Social Science at McGill University
Sheila Goldbloom.

    In addition to the information kit stating the themes chosen for this
consultation, additional information may be obtained, and comments made on
line, at the following Internet address:
(www.consultationpublique-aines.gouv.qc.ca), or by telephone by calling
1 (866) 255-9109.
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For further information:

For further information: Josianne Thériault, Publicist for the Minister
responsible for seniors, (418) 569-6417; Source: Claire Gagnon, Ministère de
la Famille et des Aînés, (418) 643-7695

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