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The Québec Inquiry Commission to continue its public hearings in Quebec City

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VAL-D'OR, QC, Aug. 27, 2018 /CNW Telbec/ - The Public Inquiry Commission on relations between Indigenous Peoples and certain public services in Québec: listening, reconciliation and progress will be in Quebec City in September to hold two new weeks of public hearings. The fifth official block of hearings held outside of Val-d'Or will take place from September 4 to 14 at the Centre des Congrès de Québec.

Calendar of hearings

Week 28, Centre des Congrès de Québec

Tuesday, September 4 :

9:00-10:30 Opening ceremony  

10:30-12:15 Mary Coon, Cree Elder and Jessica Vollant, Coordinator of the Mental health, Dependence and Wellness team, Wemotaci Health Centre

1:00-3:00 Cindy Blackstock, Executive Director, First Nations Child and Family Caring Society of Canada and Professor at School of Social Work, McGill University  

3:00-4:00 Sophie Picard, Health Services Manager at the First Nations of Quebec and Labrador Health and Social Services Commission (FNQLHSSC); Jessie Messier, NIHB Program Agent, First Nations of Quebec and Labrador Health and Social Services Commission (FNQLHSSC) and Vandna Sinha, Professor, McGill University

4:00-5:00  Sophie Picard, Health Services Manager and Marie-Noëlle Caron, Public Health Advisor, the First Nations of Quebec and Labrador Health and Social Services Commission (FNQLHSSC)

Wednesday, September 5:

9:00-10:30 Mary Coon, Cree Elder and Jessica Vollant, Coordinator of the Mental health, Dependence and Wellness team, Wemotaci Health Centre

10:30-11:30 Bonnie Anne Jerome, Citizen witness (Police Services)  

11:30-12:30 Constance Vollant, Citizen witness (Police and Justice Services)

1:00-2:00 Denis Picard, Citizen witness (Health Services)

2:00-3:00 Eva Papigatuk, Citizen witness (Correctional and Justice Services)

3:00-4:00  Fernand Niquay and Joscelyne Niquay-Flamand (Police Services)

Thursday, September 6:

9:00-12:30 Sarah Plamondon and Clara Lafrance-Egervari, Lawyers

1:30-3:30 Sarah Plamondon and Clara Lafrance-Egervari, Lawyers

3:30-4:30 Maxime Couillard, Coordinator, Clinique Droit de cité 

Friday, September 7:

9:00-9:45 Francine Moar, Citizen witness (Health Services)

9:45-10:30 Alland Flamand, Citizen witness (Health Services)

10:30-12:00 Witness to be confirmed

1:00-1:45 Hervé Moar, Citizen witness (Health Services)

1:45-2:30 Laurianne Petiquay, Citizen witness (Health Services)

2:30-4:30 Stan Cudek, Director; Dennis Nicholas, Elder and Brian Sarwer-Foner, Community Liaison Officer, Waseskun Centre

Week 29, Centre des Congrès de Québec

Monday, September 10:

9:00-11:00 Assunta Gallo, Director of Youth Protection, Montréal West Island IUHSSC

11:00-12:00 Maria Macleod, Director, Youth Healing Services, Cree Board of Health and Social Services of James Bay; Emma Kroeker, Development Officer, Boscoville; Charlo Shecapio, Coodinator, Youth Healing Services, Cree Board of Health and Social Services of James Bay and Mohsen Romdhani, Executive Director, Boscoville

1:00-1:45 Maria Macleod, Director, Youth Healing Services, Cree Health Board; Emma Kroeker, Development Officer, Boscoville; Charlo Shecapio, Coordinator, Youth Healing Services, Cree Health Board and Mohsen Romdhani, Executive Director, Boscoville

1:45-3:45 Maude Bellefleur, Acting Director, Social Services of Mamit Innuat and André Lajoie, Director of Finance and Interim Executive Director of Mamit Innuat

3:45-4:30 Citizen witness, closed proceeding (Youth Protection Services)

Tuesday, September 11:

9h00-12h00 Marlène Gallager, Interim Executive Director, CISSS Côte-Nord

13h00-15h00 Dale Walker, Native Liaison Advisor, CISSS Côte-Nord

15h00-16h30 Citizen witnesses, closed proceeding (Youth Protection Services)

Wednesday, September 12:

9:00-12:00 Me Françoise Gauthier, President of the Commission québécoise des libérations conditionnelles

1:00-3:00 Dr Horacio Arruda, National Director of the Santé publique du Québec and Assistant Deputy Minister, ministère de la santé et des services sociaux

3:00-3:45 Citizen witness, closed proceeding (Youth Protection Services)

3:45-4:30 Citizen witness, closed proceeding (Justice Services)

Thursday, September 13:

9:00-12:00 Marie-Josée Thomas, Associate Secretary General, Secrétariat aux affaires autochtones

1:00-1:30 Sylvie Hervieux Fontaine, Citizen witness (Correctional Services) 

1:30-1:45 Citizen witness, closed proceeding (Youth Protection Services)

1:45-2:30 Citizen witness, closed proceeding (Youth Protection Services)

2:30-3:15 Citizen witness, closed proceeding (Youth Protection Services)

Friday, September 14:

9:00-9:30 Statuary declarations deposit  

9:30-11:30 Viviane Michel, President, Quebec Native Women

11:30-12:30 Ghislain Picard, Regional Chief of the Assembly of First Nations of Quebec and Labrador (AFNQL)

1:30-2:30 Ghislain Picard, Regional Chief of the Assembly of First Nations of Quebec and Labrador (AFNQL)

2:30-3:30 Amélie Larouche, Chief Advisor, Natural resources and territory, Maliseet of Viger First Nation

3:30-4:30 Closing ceremony 

Following this block of hearings in Quebec City, the hearings will resume at the Conservatory of Music and Drama in Val-d'Or on September 24 for a two week period.

Please note that since the calendar of hearings is subject to frequent changes, we invite you to consult the hearings section of our website on a daily basis to get the latest version: www.cerp.gouv.qc.ca.

 

SOURCE Commission d'enquête sur les relations entre les Autochtones et certains services publics au Québec

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