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Bill 62: Niqabi Women Fear Quebec's Religious Neutrality Law

MONTREAL — Warda Naili says the first time she donned a niqab six years ago, it became a part of her. The Quebec woman, a convert to Islam, said she decided to cover her face out of a desire to practice her faith more authentically and to protect her modesty. And in an image-driven society, she found it liberating that ...

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Stoking Islamophobia Should Bar Group From Quebec's Discrimination Talks

Would a farmer ask a fox to help design a security system for her free-range chickens? A group that stokes Islamophobia and defends an explicitly supremacist organization shouldn’t be part of a Public Consultation on Systemic Discrimination and Racism in Québec. The Centre for Israel and Jewish Affairs (CIJA) should be removed from the “list of selected organizations” for this ...

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Jagmeet Singh Would 'Respect' Quebec's Separation In Event Of Another Referendum

OTTAWA — Campaigning in a byelection in sovereigntist territory Tuesday, NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh suggested he would be comfortable if Quebecers decided to split from the rest of Canada. Speaking to reporters in Alma, Quebec, in the riding of Lac-Saint-Jean where residents twice voted to separate — by an almost three-to-one ratio during the 1995 referendum — Singh was asked ...

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