/R E P E A T -- Media advisory - Important ruling from the Supreme Court of Canada/

MONTREAL, Feb. 16, 2012 /CNW Telbec/ - The Supreme Court of Canada's ruling in the case "S.L. v. Commission scolaire des Chênes (no 33678)" will be rendered this Friday, February 17 at 9:45 a.m.

This is the case in which parents in Drummondville with children in the public school system sought an exemption from the Ethics and Religious Culture program (ERC).

Media are invited to attend a press conference or to schedule an interview:

When Friday, February 17, 2012 at 2:00 p.m.
Where: Holiday Inn Hotel
Diplomat Room
420 Sherbrooke Street West
Montréal (Québec) H3A 1B4

The mother of the children involved, along with Mark Phillips, Regional Leader of the Public Law Group at BLG's Montreal office and counsel for the parents will address the media.

Also in attendance will be representatives from the various organisations supporting the couple, notably the Coalition pour la liberté en éducation (CLÉ), the Regroupement chrétien pour le droit parental en éducation (RCDPE), the Association des parents catholiques du Québec (APCQ), as well as the Association de la Communauté Copte Orthodoxe du Grand Montréal (ACCOM).

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SOURCE Borden Ladner Gervais LLP

For further information:

Or to schedule an interview, please contact:
Elaine Mayrand / Karen Lafleur
Massy Forget Langlois relations publiques
514 842-2455 extension 24 or 21

Tricia Weagant
Ketchum Public Relations


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