The National Capital Region hosted an inter-regional orientation session for new facilitators in Gatineau from December 5 to 9, 2016. The session was facilitated by the JLP Program Officer, Patrick Dorval (Employer) along with Monique Bernier (Union). The participants were introduced to the Creating a Harassment-Free Workplace, Respecting Differences and Anti-Discrimination and Duty to Accommodate workshop kits.

André Paquin, Nathalie Duquette (Regional Field Coordinators for the NCR), Vicky Champagne and Manon Bouchard (Regional Field Coordinators of the Quebec Region) have welcomed a group of 17 new facilitators from many Departments: Service Canada, Passport Canada, Health Canada, Public Service Commission, Fisheries and Oceans, Public Services and Procurement Canada and Correctional Service Canada. These new facilitators are now part of the JLP: Isabelle Beaudoin, Madeleine Brunet, Marie-Ève Campanelli, Anick Charpentier, Karen Cohen, Nicolas Deshaies, Renée Desjardins, Mélanie Gosselin, Suzie-Jacynthe Gravel, Brigitte Heinemann, Nathalie Huntley, Lesley-Ann Johnson, Shaun Levesque, Tasha Macintyre, Nathalie Riendeau, Suzie Rozon and Chantal Sirois.