I think the government should remain neutral when it comes to religion. But excluding people… for no other reason… than their religion, is not secularism. The politics of exclusion always cloak themselves in the idea of protection. In the case of Quebec, the separatists have been playing a protection racket for decades.
Seventy-eight per cent of anglophones and 70 per cent of allophones surveyed agreed the proposed legislation targets Muslim women.
Its not about hats, its about being a muslim woman. They have become the scapegoats, that most visible of minorities.
My Canada includes minority women and so should government.