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What You Should Know About Quebec's Proposed Law on Secularism

Carissima Mathen | Posted 11.16.2013 | Canada Politics
Carissima Mathen

Lots of ink has been spilled this week about the proposed Quebec secular values law that would prevent a large category of government workers from wearing "conspicuous" religious symbols. Like many others, I think the proposed law is deeply problematic. In reading and thinking about this issue, I've noticed some recurring questions. Below, I've gathered a few of them with my thoughts.

Oath to Queen Is a Political Question, Not a Legal One

Samuel Mosonyi | Posted 09.22.2013 | Canada Politics
Samuel Mosonyi

Three permanent residents in Canada recently challenged the requirement to swear an oath to the Queen in order to obtain citizenship, claiming that it...

Same-Sex Carolina Couple In Limbo Over Gay Marriage Reversal

CP | Michelle McQuigge, The Canadian Press | Posted 03.13.2012 | Canada

TORONTO - Canada Day seemed a fitting time for Pam Spaulding to say her wedding vows.She had spent two years braving the public disapproval of her rel...