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

    MONTREAL, Oct. 1 /CNW Telbec/ - The Consultation Commission on
Accommodation Practices Related to Cultural Differences (CCPARDC) will hold
hearings between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. on Tuesday October 2nd, at the Hotel
Rimouski, 225, blvd. René-Lepage East. The following individuals and
organizations that will present briefs or testimonies have agreed to be
identified beforehand :

           METHOD OF
    ----   -------------  ----                    ------------------
    09:00  Brief          CADIEUX, Pierre         Professor, UQAR
    09:15  Brief          CIMON, Lucien           Société nationale de l'Est
                                                  du Québec
    09:30  Brief          CLAVEAU, Clément
    09:45  Brief          COURTOIS, Jean-Marie
    10:00  Brief          FOREST, Eric            Mayor, Rimouski
    10:15      - Break (15 min) -
    10:30  Testimony      DIONNE, Magella         Association Gai Côte-Sud
    10:40  Brief          FOZI, Mahnaz            Accueil et intégration BSL
    10:55  Brief          HEBERT, Virginie
    11:10  Brief          MUNYAN, Laurent
    11:25  Brief          NADEAU, Desneiges
    11:40      - Lunch (1h 45 min) -
    13:30  Brief          ST-PIERRE, Guylaine
    13:45  Brief          TURCOTTE, Nestor
    14:00  Testimony      ASOMBO, Charles         UQAR
    14:10  Testimony      ATALLAH, Medhat         Institut maritime
    14:20  Testimony      CYR, Pierre-Paul
    14:30  Testimony      DE LARONDE,  Nathalie
    14:40  Testimony      ECHRAF, Abdoul
    14:50  Testimony      ENGONE, Sylvain Cédric
    15:00  Testimony      GAGNON, Donald
    15:15      - Break (15 min) -
    15:30  Brief          SIMARD, Jean-Claude     Professor, Collège de
    15:45  Testimony      GAGNON, Sylvain         Teacher and businessman
    15:55  Testimony      GAUVREAU, Claude
    16:05  Testimony      THERIAULT, David        UQAR
    16:15  Testimony      BESSETTE, Jean-Marc
    16:25  Brief          BEAUDRY, Pierre
    16:40  Testimony      CARLO, Jean-louis

    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.

For further information:

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

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