Canadian Province to Ban Kippa in Public

3_whAs part of the Charter of Quebec Values that is being developed these days in the Canadian province, employees of the public service will not be allowed to put on or wear religious symbols or garments.

These include wearing a Star of David or a cross, or putting on a yarmulke, burqa or Sihk turban – or any external religious garment or adornment, Canadian media reported.

CTV News Channel – one of Canada’s largest television channels – reported that the ban will apply to the entire public sector, including hospitals, government offices, schools and even toddler daycare centers.

The new initiative already brought about a wave of angry responses, and a heated debate regarding questions of religious freedom alongside a neutral and secular government.


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