A new law, known popularly as Bill 62, makes it illegal for Quebec public services to be given or received by people wearing face coverings.
Thomas Walkom writes that the real aim of recently passed Bill 62 is to pander to anti-Islamic prejudice by singling out those Muslim women who, for religious reasons, veil their faces.
Among other things, the law would prevent women wearing niqabs, pictured, and burkas in Quebec from using public transportation—unless they receive special authorization.
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Gerald Butts has removed himself from the daily political grind of strategizing how to keep the Liberals in power. But observers say it's unlikely he will be consigned to watch the campaign unfold from the sidelines.
SNC-Lavalin risks a takeover if it's convicted. But aside from likely outrage in Quebec, Ottawa can find other builders for its infrastructure plans if the company is banned from bidding on federal contracts, experts say
The Quebec company had extensive access to government ministers and top staffers, and was the only organization registered to lobby for allowing deferred prosecution agreements for white collar crimes.