Province-wide Hearings of the Bouchard-Taylor Commission: List of briefs to be presented on Monday, December 10, 2007

    MONTREAL, Dec. 7 /CNW Telbec/ - The Consultation Commission on
Accommodation Practices Related to Cultural Differences (CCPARDC) will hold
its national hearings from December 10 to 14 inclusively at the Palais des
congrès (Montreal convention Centre), 1001 Place Jean-Paul Riopelle. The
following organizations will present briefs on Monday:

    TIME   NAME                      ORGANIZATION
    -----  ----                      ------------

    08:45  Doyon, Michel (Leader)    Barreau du Québec
    09:15  Carbonneau, Claudette     Confédération des syndicats nationaux
           (President)               (CSN)
    09:45  Elibyari, Samaa           Canadian Council of Muslim Women
    10:15  - BREAK -
    10:30  Asselin, Michèle          Fédération des femmes du Québec
    11:00  Dorion, Jean              Société Saint-Jean-Baptiste
    11:30  Laouni, Samira            Canadian Muslim Forum
    12:00  - DINER -
    14:00  Arsenault, Michel         Fédération des travailleurs et
           (President)               travailleuses du Québec (FTQ)
           Léon, Atim
           Cauchy, Louis
    14:30  Garant, Elisabeth         Centre Justice et Foi
           (Assistant Director)
    15:00  Ouellet, Christian        Quebec Liberal Party
           Polo, Saul
           Fortin, Dominique
    15:30  - BREAK -
    15:45  Parent, Réjean            Centrale des syndicats du Québec (CSQ)
    16:15  McNeil, Ronald            Comité provincial pour la prestation des
                                     services de santé et des services
                                     sociaux aux personnes issues de
                                     communautés ethnoculturelles
    16:45  Beaumier, Jacques         Syndicat de la fonction publique du
    17:15  Trottier, Chantale        Mouvement national des Québécoises et
           (President)               Québécois
           Grondin, Gilles
           (Directeur général)

    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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