Quebec court upholds most of province’s secularism law

By The Staff The Canadian Press

The Quebec Superior Court has largely upheld the province’s law that bans certain public sector workers from wearing religious symbols on the job.

Justice Marc-André Blanchard did however rule that certain provisions of the law are unconstitutional as they pertain to English school boards.

The judge also struck down a ban on members of the national assembly wearing face coverings.

In a ruling of nearly 240 pages, Blanchard concluded that Bill 21 “does not violate the Canadian constitutional architecture” or “the rule of law.”

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