Charter of Quebec Values Sparks Uproar

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Quebec Premier Pauline Marois receives the Charter of Quebec Values from Minister Responsible for Democratic Institutions and Active Citizenship Bernard Drainville on September 10, 2013 at the legislature in Quebec City. (Photo courtesy of THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jacques Boissinot)
Quebec Premier Pauline Marois receives the Charter of Quebec Values from Minister Responsible for Democratic Institutions and Active Citizenship Bernard Drainville on September 10, 2013 at the legislature in Quebec City. (Photo courtesy of THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jacques Boissinot)

On September 10, Quebec Premier Pauline Marois made a big announcement. She said that her government wants to bring in a Charter of Quebec Values. This new law would ban government workers from wearing obvious religious symbols on the job.

A law with a wide reach

The province employs one in 20...

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