The head of an influential Muslim group said he’s disappointed Quebec’s main opposition parties do not support a call by his organization to make the anniversary of Quebec City’s deadly mosque shooting a day of action on Islamophobia.
‘Day of action’ may not be the best choice of words.
Quebec City police (SPVQ) said they were informed about the comments, which appeared on a social media site, by the RCMP.
“In that message, there were incitements of hatred against the Muslim community,” SPVQ spokesperson Mélissa Cliche told CBC News.
The courses next September will be mandatory for about one million students and the information will be taught during regular subjects such as French or mathematics.
The September courses will be for about one million students from Grade 1 through Grade 11.
Some English speakers were reacting with anger Thursday after the minister who represents them in government said they “have trouble following” the Bonjour-Hi debate.
Gabrielle Bouchard, the first trans woman to lead Quebec’s main women’s advocacy federation, says her detractors are guilty of trickle-down feminism.
It marks the end of the hybrid “bonjour/hi” that is often used as a greeting for customers.
Next weeks phrase is Allahu Akbar.
Conservatives believe in the rule of law, it’s why you never see them riot.
But leftists will riot at any opportunity, not just when they lose elections but even just to silence conservatives who want to spread their ideas.
The church basement started filling up at around 12:30 on a snowy Saturday afternoon last January. Though not parishioners of this place of worship in Montreal’s east end, they had the zeal of the converted. Islam, they believed, was infiltrating the politics of both Quebec and Canada, encroaching on their way of life and ultimately setting the stage for Sharia law.
When Quebec passed its religious neutrality law in October, it whipped up a storm of discord centred around the bill’s constitutionality and potentially Islamophobic overtones.
If the bill survives long enough to take effect in July — Quebecers are already denouncing Bill 62 and calling on Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to intervene with a court challenge — it will prohibit Muslim women who wear face veils from giving or receiving public services.
Quebec will have zero tolerance for driving-while-high under its plan for legalized marijuana use and sale.
This legislation is not about freedom or rights. It’s about government revenue.
In the wake of a court challenge against a controversial Quebec law banning people from wearing face coverings while giving or receiving public services, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says the federal government is actively studying ways in which it might also weigh in.
Anyone need a translation as to what he really means?
So, why aren’t more politicians standing up for the views of a clear majority of Canadians?
Amid criticism from across Canada over a new law that bans face coverings for those giving or receiving public services, Quebec’s government has toned down its interpretation of the legislation as it sought to clarify who the law would affect and how it would be enforced.