The long fight over a 'secular' Quebec
Yet another Quebec government is proposing a bill designed to affirm the province's religious neutrality. The Coalition Avenir Québec's Bill 21 seeks to ban public workers in positions of authority from wearing religious symbols.
Thousands of people have turned out in protest — but the idea is popular among the province's francophone majority.
CBC Montreal's Jonathan Montpetit explains the long, fraught history of legislating secularism and reasonable accommodation in Quebec.
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