Province-wide Hearings of the Bouchard-Taylor Commission: List of briefs to be presented on Tuesday, December 11, 2007

    MONTREAL, Dec. 10 /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 Tuesday:

    TIME   NAME                              ORGANIZATION
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    08:45  Lizée, Jean-François

    09:15  Tabachnick, Marcus (President)    Quebec English School Boards
           Birnbaum, David (General Manager)
           Mancini, Angela (Chair, EMSB)
    09:45  Gélinas, Mariette (President)     Association des retraitées et
                                             retraités de l'enseignement du
                                             Québec (AREQ)
    10:15 - BREAK -
    10:30  Filion, Nicole                    Ligue des droits et libertés
    11:00  Baril, Geneviève                  Institut du nouveau monde (INM)
    11:30  Beaulieu, Louis                   Conseil Interprofessionnel du
           Thuot, Jean François
    12:00 - LUNCH -
    14:00  Joyal, Diane                      Association des parents
    14:30  Duceppe, Gilles (Chief)           Bloc Québécois
           Léonard, Jacques (Vice-President)
           Barbot, Vivian
    15:00  Farida, Mohamed                   Muslim Women of Quebec
    15:30 - BREAK -
    15:45  Di Giovanni, Jérôme               Alliance des communautés
                                             culturelles pour l'égalité dans
                                             la santé et les services sociaux
    16:15  Gaudet, Edithe                    Service interculturel collégial


    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, (514)
873-0912, Cell.: (514) 730-3446;

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