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Politics, Society

Sovereignist MP expelled from caucus for criticism of Quebec values charter

(Updated September 13 – see below) – Maria Mourani, a federal Member of Parliament with the sovereignist Bloc Québécois party, has been expelled from the party for her criticism of proposed Charter of Values in the predominantly French-speaking province of Quebec. »

Politics, Society

Province of Quebec’s charter of values sets off discussion, outrage, and support

The unveiling Tuesday (September 10) of proposed legislation to eliminate “conspicuous” signs of religion worn by government employees in the predominantly French-speaking province of Quebec has already set off debate, petitions, as well as support. Bernard Drainville, the province’s Minister for »