August 18, 2022

Quebec lawmakers pass law obliging citizens to uncover faces

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From Newsmax Quebec legislators passed a religious neutrality bill Wednesday that will oblige citizens to uncover their faces while giving and receiving state services, triggering criticism that the law targets Muslim women. Quebec’s two main opposition parties opposed the bill because they argued it didn’t go far enough in restricting the presence of conspicuous symbols […]

Ottawa hate crime attacks investigated

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From BBC Police in the Canadian capital Ottawa are investigating a series of hate crimes in which three Jewish centres, a mosque and a church were daubed with swastikas and racist graffiti. Police believe the attacks are linked. They hope to identify the perpetrators from video footage. A solidarity event took place at an Ottawa […]