Several faith groups in Canada denounced a bill that would ban civil servants from wearing religious symbols.
The government of Quebec has introduced a legislation to prohibit religious clothing for public sector staff, reports BBC. Under Bill 21, employees at schools, courthouses, hospitals, and even at state-run liquor stores would be barred from wearing crucifixes, hijabs, turbans, or kippas while at the workplace.
It is unthinkable to me that in a free society we would legitimize discrimination against citizens based on their religion. —Justin Trudeau, Canada’s PM
Minister Bernard Drainville said, “The time has come to unite us around clear values and common rules.” reports The Huffington Post Canada. He explained that, R