Hearings of the Bouchard-Taylor Commission to be held in Laval: List of individuals and groups that will present briefs or testimonies

    MONTREAL, Nov. 13 /CNW Telbec/ - The Consultation Commission on
Accommodation Practices Related to Cultural Differences (CCPARDC) will hold
hearings on Wednesday and Thursday November 14 and 15, at the Hotel Radisson,
2900 blvd. Le Carrefour, in Laval. The following individuals and organizations
that will present briefs or testimonies have agreed to be identified

                         Wednesday November 14, 2007

    TIME    METHOD OF      NAME                       ORGANIZATION/TITLE
    ----    ---------      ----                       ------------------

    09:00   brief          April, Genevieve
    09:15   brief          Benoît, Pierre             SSJB (section Laval)
    09:30   brief          Smith, Glenn               Protestant Partnership
                                                      on Education
    09:45   brief          Filion, Marcel
    10:00   brief          Lamarche, Matthieu         Groupe de citoyennes et
                                                      de citoyens de Laval
    10:15 - BREAK (15 min) -
    10:30   brief          Almeida, Flora
    10:45   brief          Le Bel, Benjamin
    11:00   brief          Lepage, Luc                Centre de santé et de
                                                      Services sociaux de
    11:15   brief          Martel, Jean
    11:30   brief          Bertrand, claude
    11:45 - LUNCH (1h 45 min) -
    13:45   Testimony      Van Dun, Frans
    13:55   Testimony      Wannous, Sam
    14:05   Testimony      Baigner, Marie-Claire
    14:15   Testimony      Chraibi, Mouad
    14:25   Testimony      Ly, Aboubakry              Associations Musulmanes
    14:35   Testimony      Lecompte, Alain
    14:45   Testimony      El Shourbagi, Sahar        CEETUM, Université de
    14:55   Testimony      Lalancette, Claudette
    15:05   Testimony      Lafleur, Jean-Pierre
    15:15 - BREAK (15 min) -
    15:30   Testimony      Machico, Georges
    15:40   Testimony      Nassr, Fadia
    15:50   Testimony      Trudel, Pierre
    16:00   Testimony      Ducasse, Gaston
    16:10   Testimony      Leclair, Diane
    16:20   Testimony      Ababou, Rachid CRDI
    16:30   Testimony      Labelle, Martine

                         Thursday November 15, 2007

    09:00   Brief          Normandin, Raymond
    09:15   Brief          Proulx, Nicolas
    09:30   Brief          Robichaud, Emile           Institut Marie-Guyart
    09:45   Brief          Bourassa, Maurice
    10:00   Brief          Surprenant, Marie-Eve      Table de concertation
                                                      de Laval en condition
    10:15 - BREAK (15 min) -
    10:30   Brief          Martin, Archie
    10:45   Testimony      Forget, Ghyslaine
    11:00   Testimony      Gbedokpossy, Jean-Claude   Fondation catholique
    11:10   Testimony      Dumais, Pierre             Regroupement des
                                                      gestionnaires en
                                                      ressources humaines de
    11:20   Testimony      Lepage, Geneviève
    11:30   Testimony      Elbared, Joseph
    11:45 - LUNCH (1h 45 min) -
    13:45   Testimony      Drissi, Miriam
    13:55   Testimony      Serhane, Sophia
    14:05   Testimony      Laouni, Samira             Canadian Islamic
    14:15   Testimony      Samak, Qussai
    14:25   Testimony      Bissonnette, Pierre
    14:35   Testimony      Marsolais, Audrey
    14:45   Testimony      Vermette, Francis          Maison des Jeunes de
    14:55   Testimony      Laurier, Marco
    15:05   Testimony      Trudel, Mélanie
    15:15 - BREAK (15 min) -
    15:30   Testimony      Mayer, Denis
    15:40   Testimony      Kimpton, Sophie
    15:50   Testimony      Gutierrez, Laura
    16:00   Testimony      Bélanger, Nicole
    16:10   Testimony      Lemieux, Brigitte
    16:20   Testimony      Lussier, André
    16:30   Testimony      Goma, Karina               Productions Virage

    The Commission

    The CCAPRDC, co-chaired by sociologist and historian Gérard Bouchard and
philosopher Charles Taylor, has been asked to take stock of accommodation
practices and analyse all facets of the question by conducting a province-wide
consultation. The Commission will submit a report and make recommendations to
the Québec Premier on March 31, 2008.
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For further information:

For further information: Sylvain Leclerc, Press Officer, CCAPRCD, Cell.:
(514) 730-3446, (514) 873-0912; www.accommodements.qc.ca

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