Quebec Superior Court Upholds Public Service Dress Code

Judge decides against issuing injunction.

A push by the National Council of Canadian Muslims and the Canadian Civil Liberties Association to block the public service dress code has been rejected.

A judge at the Quebec Superior Court ruled against issuing an injunction, pointing out that the law had been passed by the legislature and it would be odd for a court to block it.

The legislation sets restrictions on religious garb being worn by taxpayer-funded public servants. For example, someone wearing a Niqab or Burka would would be required to remove it.

While the establishment media and establishment politicians have criticized the legislation, it is highly popular in Quebec, and polls have shown that similar legislation commands majority support in every Canadian province.

Spencer Fernando

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alan skelhorne

the only province to stick to their beliefs and values.

William Jones

And just why would the p0liticy be supported across the country? Anyone dealing with a publicly paid individual has the right to know and see just who it is he/she is dealing with — at least for as long as this is still Canada.

Ann

I Commend Premier Legault for following through on his Promise to Restrict the Dress Code of Taxpayer-Funded Public Servants. The Majority of Quebecers Supported this Restriction as do the MAJORITY of Canadians Across the Country. I was Very Disappointed to see the Quebec Government take down the Crucifix from City Chambers and the National Assembly after many Decades of the Crucifix being Present in these Buildings. Canada was built on a Judeo Christian Values and Beliefs and the Crucifix should Never have been Removed! Canada has always been a Christian Country and should remain Christian! Hopefully, the rest of the… Read more »

Michael F Ryan

How about that! Judges administering the laws, not making the laws. What a concept.

niclal

this time Quebec is right !!

Clive Edwards

A prudent ruling. Otherwise I might be inclined to declare nudism as a mode of dress for my religion, and my dangle-bits religious iconography.