Bill 21
Canadian Civil Liberties Association
Discrimination, Human rights, Islamophobia, Legal literacy
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Bill 21. (n.d.). Canadian Civil Liberties Association. Retrieved February 9, 2023, from 


Bill 21, a Bill passed by the Quebec government, prohibits public sector employees from wearing religious symbols in the workplace. Bill 21 violates the rights of individuals from expressing their faith. Moreover, individuals should not be put in a position between their career and religion. This article by the Canadian Civil Liberties Association (CCLA) includes information about why Bill 21 is an issue, CCLA’s response to the Bill, the timeline of the Bill’s proposal, materials and documents, and updates and briefs regarding Bill 21.


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