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Secularism law: Quebec Court of Appeal to rule on Bill 21 Thursday

A speaker wears an anti-Bill 21 pin at a Montreal commemoration on Jan. 27, 2023 for victims of the 2017 Quebec City mosque shooting. (CTV News/Kelly Greig) A speaker wears an anti-Bill 21 pin at a Montreal commemoration on Jan. 27, 2023 for victims of the 2017 Quebec City mosque shooting. (CTV News/Kelly Greig)
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On Thursday, the Quebec Court of Appeal will rule on the constitutionality of the province's secularism law, better known as Bill 21.

This law prohibits government employees in positions of authority, including teachers, from wearing religious symbols such as hijabs, yarmulkes, turbans and crosses.

More to come.

This report by The Canadian Press was first published in French on Feb. 27, 2024. 

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