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President: Victor Teboul, Ph.D. Contact :
Victor Teboul is a writer and the Editor of ®, The Tolerance Webzine, which he founded in 2002 to promote a critical discourse on tolerance and diversity. He is the author of several books and numerous articles. He sat on the Jury of Canada’s Governor General’s Literary Awards, for non-fiction.

To learn more on Victor Teboul, please click HERE.

For books in English, please click HERE.

Victor is a regular guest speaker at various events.

Victor's books can be purchased at major bookstores. For more information,  please click HERE.

See also Interviews by Victor Teboul

Victor has also written and hosted several radio series on Radio-Canada's French-language network. He has taught literature at a college, north of Montreal, (Quebec, Canada), and history at l'Université du Québec à Montréal. He sat on the Conseil supérieur de l'éducation and the Quebec Press Council.

For Victor's articles on this web site which are written in French, please click HERE.

Advisory Board
Ph.D., Professor, Université du Québec à Montréal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Christian Agbobli holds a Ph.D. in communication. He is Professor of international and intercultural communication at Université du Québec à Montréal (UQAM), Canada. His research is targeted towards international communication and development as well as toward the role of the media in intercultural relationships. As a member of, Dr Agbobli is responsible for partnerships with universities and for student participation. 

Ph.D., London School of Economics and Political Science
An internationally respected researcher and writer, Neil Caplan currently holds an adjunct position in the History Department of Concordia University, and is Scholar-in-Residence at Vanier College, both in Montreal. His degrees include an MA in Canadian Studies from Carleton University, Ottawa, and a PhD in Politics from London School of Economics & Political Science (University of London). Prior to his retirement he taught for 35 years in the Humanities Department of Vanier College, Montréal, Canada, for many years serving also as coordinator of that Department and of the Jewish Studies Programme. An historian of the Arab-Israeli conflict, Dr Caplan has published numerous articles and seven books, including Futile Diplomacy, a 4-volume documentary history of negotiations, 1913-1956 (re-issued 2015, Routledge Library Editions), and, with Laurie Z. Eisenberg, Negotiating Arab-Israeli Peace: Patterns, Problems, Possibilities (Indiana, revised edition 2010). His latest work is The Israel-Palestine Conflict: Contested Histories (Wiley-Blackwells) -- a book-length expansion of ideas first outlined in his essay, ''Israelis and Palestinians: Victims versus Victims''. As a member of, Dr. Caplan is responsible for partnerships in the sector of intercultural relations.



M.Sc. Political Science, Université de Montréal
Georges Dussault is an intercultural relations consultant who has worked in the field of financial and tax planning since the early 1990s for a firm unaffiliated with the major financial institutions. He is presently a member of the electoral college of the Chambre de la sécurité financière. Mr. Dussault is particularly interested in raising awareness within the business community toward cultural diversity. Mr Dussault is a member of

Aziz Enhaili is an expert on the Middle East, of Islam and Foreign policy. He is a contributor on irregular basis to the ‘’Neighbouring countries’’ of the European Union, a unit of Europe2020, a groupe dedicated to prospective studies. He is also author of three essays of which two have been published in Barry Rubin's collective works, Political Islam (Londres: Routledge, 2006) & A Guide to Islamist Movements (M.E. Sharpe, New York, 2010). Mr. Enhaili signs a regular column on

B.A., Literature, Université du Québec à Montréal

Francois passed away on December 21, 2016. He is survived by his mother, his companion Yvan, his cousin Louise Labissonnière, Victor Teboul and several close friends.

He was a strong supporter of and will be missed by us all.

The group presents its deepest sympathies to François's family and friends.    


François La Bissonnière has taught Quebec and French literature at the Collège de Saint-Laurent, in Montreal, in a social and educational environment recognized for its ethnic and cultural diversity. Mr. La Bissonnière has also taught French as a Second Language to Indochinese students. He was a theatre lover and had conducted theatre workshops aimed at the staff of a seniors' residential centre. Mr La Bissonnière was a member of

M.Sc., Community Health, Université de Montréal
Louise Labissonnière is a consultant in the field of health and social services. Louise Labissonnière has several years of experience in management within the Quebec health and social services sector. Among her interests are the international cooperation and the organization of health services in multicultural neighbourhoods. She has taught at Université de Montréal and Université du Québec à Hull.  As a member of, Louise Labissonnière acts as an adviser, responsible for planning and special events.

Professor, Law Faculty, Université Laval, Québec
Bjarne Melkevik, L.L.D. Paris II, professor at the Faculty of Law, University Laval (Quebec), is a well-known author in legal philosophy, legal epistemology and legal methodology. His latest published books include “Horizons of legal philosophy” (1998 and 2004), “Reflections on legal philosophy” (2000), “Rawls or Habermas? A question of legal philosophy” and “Juridical-philosophical considerations” (2005). In the realm of Tolerance he has recently published the book “Tolerance and legal modernity” (2006). Dr. Bjarne Melkevik is a member of