« An area may be part of a state or province, or all of it, or may include parts of more than one state or province, depending on the size and needs of the A.A. population. In any case, the area holds an important middle position in the Conference structure — through the elected delegate, it participates in A.A. worlwide, while through the D.C.M. and G.S.R.s, it is close to the local scene. »
© Excerpt from The A.A. Service Manuel, p. S36, 2011-2012 Edition.
Reprinted with permission of A.A. World Services, Inc.
Southwest Quebec Area 87 includes 28 districts, 20 French speaking, 7 English speaking and 1 Spanish speaking district. These districts regroup approximately 550 groups. Over 600 meetings are held weekly.