Last week, Parti Québécois leader Pauline Marois, said that if she is elected Premier of Quebec, she will enact a bill that excludes public display of all religious symbols – except for the Christian crucifix.
The Quebec government’s Ethics & Religious Culture (ERC) course is a point of contention in two ongoing court cases – one involving a high school, and the other a family. Litigation about whether a Quebec private school can teach the ERC from a Catholic perspective recently entered a new stage. Late last month, the Quebec […]
A widespread debate on the “reasonable accommodation” of minorities has convulsed Quebec society and could set precedents that impact all of Canada. Some observers have even suggested the debate could lead to “serious persecution of minorities,” particularly religious minorities. The debate began with a series of somewhat minor incidents over the past two years. A […]