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

    MONTREAL, Nov. 29 /CNW Telbec/ - The Consultation Commission on
Accommodation Practices Related to Cultural Differences (CCPARDC) will hold
hearings from November 26 to 30 inclusively at the Palais des congrès
(Montreal convention Centre), 1001 Place Jean-Paul Riopelle. The following
individuals and organizations that will present briefs or testimonies on
Friday, November 30 have agreed to be identified beforehand:

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

    09:00   Brief            Piché, Maurice      Collège de Bois-de-Boulogne
                             Lemay, Denise       Senneville, Maurice
    09:15   Brief            Duhaime, Jean       Faculté de Théologie de
                             Rouselle, Jean-     l'Université de Montréal
                             François            (FTSR)
    09:30   Brief            Marchand, Céline    Regroupement des CPE de
                             Gasparrini, Gina    l'Ile de Montréal (RCPEIMM)
                             Marquis, Michelle
    09:45   Brief            Soave, Luciana      Multi-ethnic Association for
                                                 the Integration of Persons
                                                 with Disabilities
    10:15 - BREAK (15 min) -
    10:30   Brief            Thibert, Joel
    10:45   Brief            Fleury, Réginald
    11:00   Brief            Chung, Joseph H.    Association des ainés
                                                 coréens à Montréal
    11:15   Brief            Konan, Georges
    11:30   Brief            D'Andrea Guiliano   Canadien Italien Business
                                                 and Professional Association
    11:45 - LUNCH (1h 45 min) -
    13:45   Brief            Ripeau, Danielle    CRE Montréal
    14:00   Brief            Spadari, Luigi      Rapprochement des
                                                 communautés culturelles de
    14:15   Testimony        Nunez, Osvaldo      Ex-Member of Parliament,
                                                 Chilean Community
    14:25   Testimony        Saywell, John
    14:35   Testimony        Takach, Anis
    14:45   Testimony        Tan, Thi Cuc
    14:55   Testimony        Trudelle, Jean-
    15:05 - BREAK (15 min) -
    15:20   Testimony        Vo, Tuyen
    15:30   Testimony        Abdulridha, Ali
    15:40   Testimony        Zuberi, Sameer     Canadian Council on American-
                                                Islamic Relations (CAIR-CAN)
    15:50   Testimony        Ponce, Ramon       Conseil Communautaire
                                                Solidarités Villeray
    16:00   Testimony        Kantchev, Ivor

    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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