"We feel this is an existential threat to human rights in Canada."
Things got heated at the 2019 federal leaders’ debate
While there's little serious debate in the Canadian press about the overall need for the Quebec charter and the headgear bans within, there's still much back-and-forth to be had regarding why the Quebeckers created the thing in the first place, and whether those motives are sympathetic or sinister. It's entirely possible for the Quebec charter to be a cynical vote-grab stemming from the dark side of Canadian politics, while also allowing that the "problem" the headgear ban seeks to solve is real and legitimate.
According to the leaked report from the Journal de Montréal's proposed "Charter of Quebec Values", public employees, including civil servants, judges, doctors, nurses, teachers, and police would be forbidden from wearing "conspicuous" religious symbols such as the Jewish kippa, the Sikh turban, and the Muslim hijab I've got news for you: if someone's kippa, hijab, or turban threatens your way of life, perhaps it's time to reassess your own values. I can't walk a block in Montreal without bumping into a church, but I remain an atheist, so don't blame your lapsed Catholicism on someone's hijab. That's disingenuous. And just plain simplistic.