/R E P E A T -- Hubert Reeves, David Suzuki, Laure Waridel, Jean Lemire, Steven Guilbeault, Andrée-Lise Méthot, Désirée McGraw, Youth Action Canada, Consortium Evolution and the MDDEP present the Generations Pact/

    MONTREAL, March 17 /CNW Telbec/ - Youth Action Canada and Consortium
Evolution, in collaboration with Jean Lemire, Désirée McGraw, Steven
Guilbeault, Andrée-Lise Méthot, Laure Waridel, Oxfam-Quebec, RJCCQ,
Regroupement National des Conseils Régionaux pour l'Environnement du Québec
and Sierra Youth Coalition, invite media to the launch of the Generations
Pact. The Generations Pact is a series of conferences to be held at 10
universities across Quebec from March 26th to April 3rd, and is presented in
partnership with Madame Line Beauchamp, the Minister of Sustainable
Development, Environment and Parks. Guest speakers include Hubert Reeves,
astrophysicist and chairman of the ROC League; David Suzuki, environmentalist
and founder of the David Suzuki Foundation; Laure Waridel, eco-sociologist and
author; Jean Lemire, biologist and head of Antarctic Mission; Steven
Guilbeault, official spokesperson - Equiterre, and Désirée McGraw, authorized
spokesperson for Vice President Al Gore's Climate Project in Canada.

                         Wednesday, March 19th, 2008
                                   9:30 AM
                             Concordia University
                              York Amphitheatre
             1515 Sainte-Catherine West (EV Building, Room 1.615)

    For more information: info@pactedesgenerations.com

    Spokespersons for the Generations Pact:

    Peter Schiefke

    Christophe Dossarps

    Gabriel Bran Lopez
    Director of communications

For further information:

For further information: Gabriel Bran Lopez, Director of communications,
(514) 945-2183

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