Quebec has been gaining attention since the Parti Québécois introduced the “secular charter” enforcing a dress code for Civil servants. The introduction of this law had the effect of throwing the various political parties into confusion and internal division. Mixed with this growing discontent add the current security Bill C-51 and the “veiled” scrutiny of our Islamic Canadian community. Last week a lady by the name of Rania El-Allou was asked to remove her hijab in court reigniting a debate that will eventually test the strength of our rights and freedoms thereby illuminating what kind of Canada we want to live in.
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