Province-wide Hearings of the Bouchard-Taylor Commission: List of briefs to be presented on Wednesday, December 12, 2007

    MONTREAL, Dec. 11 /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 Wednesday:

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

    08:45      Ghazal, Ruba             Québec Solidaire
    09:15      Verreault, Dominique     Intersyndicale des femmes (APTS)
    09:45      Kada, Assia              The Tolerance Foundation
               Parisella, John
               Gold, Marc
    10:15 - BREAK -
    10:30      Slimovitch, Steven       B'nai Brith Canada - Quebec Region
               Rose, Lorraine
    11:00      Wakeling, Rev. Dr. Faye  The United Church of Canada
               Goldberger, Rev. Pierre
               Kline, Paula
    11:30      Ouellon, Conrad
               Georgeault, Pierre       Conseil supérieur de la langue
    12:00 - LUNCH -
    14:00      Turcotte, Cardinal      Assemblée des évêques catholiques du
               Jean-Claude             Québec
               Berthelet, Mgr Jacques
               Veillette, Mgr Martin
    14:30      Larose, Gérald          Conseil de la souveraineté du Québec
    15:00      Perron, Luc             Syndicat des professeurs de l'Etat du
               Morissette, Paul        Québec
               Coussa, Carla
    15:30 - BREAK -
    15:45      Monastesse, Manon       Fédération de ressources d'hébergement
                                       pour femmes violentées et en
                                       difficulté du Québec
    16:15      Bonamie, Lina           Fédération interprofessionnelle de la
                                       santé du Québec (FIQ)
    16:45      Carignan, Me Claude     Union des municipalités du Québec

    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

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