Tuesday, December 21, 2010 | Categories: Episodes
The Quebec Government has decided to ban religious teaching in all publicly funded daycares in the province. The government says it's inappropriate for publicly funded daycares to be teaching religion. But some Quebecers think this new rule goes too far.
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Godless Daycares - Yolande James
The Government of Quebec has announced a ban on religious teaching in all of the province's publicly funded daycares. The new rules take effect in June. They would allow religious symbols in daycares. But daycare workers would not be allowed to teach children about them.
Yolande James is Quebec's Minister of Families. She was in Montreal.
Godless Daycares - Salam Elmenyawi
Salam Elmenyawi sees this issue quite differently. He's the President of the Muslim Council of Montreal.