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QUEBEC CHARTER OF VALUES: WHAT’S IT ALL ABOUT?

CivicMuslims

Explore issues of state neutrality and religious accommodation vis-à-vis the proposed legislation of the Quebec’s Charter of Values. The proposed Charter includes banning public sector workers, including teachers and all civil servants from wearing “ostentatious” religious symbols. This includes: hijabs, turbans, and large crosses.

Starts: November 06 @ 5:30pm
Ends: November 06 @ 6:30pm
Location: Multi-Faith Centre, room 113, 569 Spadina Ave.

Sponsored by Religion in the Public Sphere, Anti-Racism and Cultural Diversity Office, Multi-Faith Centre

Join Prof. Benjamin Berger, Osgoode Law School, Prof. Ruth Marshall, Study of Religion, U of T and Prof. Simone Chambers, Political Science, U of T in a moderated discussion of the Quebec Charter of Values with Prof. Pamela Klassen, Director, Religion in the Public Sphere programme, U of T.

 

To register, please send us an e-mail (connect@civicmuslims.ca) to let us know you will be attending.