Marois believes Quebec will rally behind controversial secular charter – The Globe and Mail

Looks like it will be an ugly fall, with the PQ clearly planing to push their exclusionary and xenophobic Charte des valeurs québécoises. While I understand the particular sensitivities of Québec being a francophone minority in Anglo-Saxon (and Spanish) North America, excluding a wide-range of people from participating in government work has no justification.

Marois believes Quebec will rally behind controversial secular charter – The Globe and Mail.

Initial poll below is not encouraging (75% support for these restrictions) – but we shall see how the debate progresses in Québec and the degree to which the more open, tolerant and welcoming nature of Québec gets expressed.

Laïcité: fort appui au PQ  

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Andrew blogs and tweets public policy issues, particularly the relationship between the political and bureaucratic levels, citizenship and multiculturalism. His latest book, Policy Arrogance or Innocent Bias, recounts his experience as a senior public servant in this area.

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