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Wednesday, August 21, 2013

Turbans, Kippas and Crucifixes Could Be Banned in Quebec Public Institutions Under Parti Quebecois Proposal

MONTREAL — Quebec has launched its next debate on minority accommodation — and this one could make the erstwhile soccer-turban ban look like a leisurely stroll on the pitch.

The government is preparing to introduce long-awaited legislation that would restrict religious symbols in numerous places.

A media report Tuesday with leaked details of the Parti Quebecois government’s “Charter of Quebec Values” says the proposed policy will prohibit public employees from donning Sikh, Jewish and Muslim headwear in the workplace.

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