October 20, 2021

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Conrad Seoyi has been appointed chairman of the SAAQ

Conrad Seoyi has been appointed chairman of the SAAQ

Former Quebec Grand Chief Wendy Conrad has announced the appointment of Sioini as Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Society de l Assurance Automobile du Quebec (SAAQ).

Member of the first countries in the history of the Province to be appointed head of the Board of Directors of the Crown Corporation.

Konrad Seoi was the leader of the Huron-Vendat nation for 12 years from 2008 to 2020. He lost the last ballot when asked for a fourth time.

The appointment comes after tabling a report criticizing the Action Group Against Racism in mid-December. The group was set up by Prime Minister Franకోois Legalt in the wake of the tragic death of Joyce Echaquన్n, an Atikamek woman who died at Joliet Hospital and was subjected to racist insults from nurses.

“Another step towards better representation on our boards,” Local Affairs Minister Ian Lafrenier commented on Twitter on Wednesday.

“His experience and his humanitarianism will support SAAQ in continuously improving services to customers and accident victims,” ​​said Transport Minister Franకోois Bonnardell.

From the age of 31, Conrad Seoi served as regional chief of the First Nations Assembly of Quebec and Labrador for eight years. He played a key role on the Canadian constitutional question and chaired the Commission of Inquiry on Aboriginal Rights.

He was also a delegate to the First Nations Assembly in Geneva for eight years.

Konrad Sioi studied anthropology at Laval University and completed a master’s degree at the National School of Public Administration.

In the interview Quebec Journal In 2018, he expressed confidence in “the battle of his life”: defending the historic rights that came as a result of the Huron-Vendot nation’s constitutional and territorial agreements.

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