Quebec has tabled the bill for the Charter of Values

On November 7th 2013, the Marois Government has tabled the bill for a Quebec Charter of Values, now renamed the “Charter Affirming The Values Of Secularism And The Religious Neutrality Of The State, As Well As The Equality Of Men And Women, And The Framing Of  Accommodation Requests “

You can read COCo’s discussion on the Charter from last month here: https://coco-net.org/facing-quebec-charter-values-community-organisations/, and consult this list of community organizations having taken a stance on the charter here: https://coco-net.org/organizations-reacting-proposed-quebec-charter-values/. On Twitter you can find our tweets on the same subject with #charterstance and #positioncharte.

“State employees will soon be forbidden to wear religious garb and everyone receiving government services will have to uncover their face if the charter of values tabled Thursday in the National Assembly becomes law.” Read more on the Montreal Gazette: http://www.montrealgazette.com/news/government+tables+charter+values/9137703/story.html

You can also find Anti-Opression tools on our website: https://coco-net.org/anti-oppression-tools-coco-website/