5:30 – 7:00 pm Wednesday November 6
Multi-Faith Centre, 569 Spadina Avenue, Room 113. Click here to register.
Join Prof. Benjamin Berger, Osgoode Law School, Prof. Ruth Marshall, Study of Religion, U of T and Prof. Simone Chambers, Pol. Sci., U of T, Ayesha Valliani, Grad Student, Study of Religion, U of T in a moderated discussion of the Quebec Charter of Values with Prof. Pamela Klassen, Director, Religion in the Public Sphere programme, U of T.
Explore issues of state neutrality and religious accommodation vis a vis the proposed legislation of the Quebec’s Charter of Values. The proposed Charter includes banning public sector workers, including teachers and all civil servants from wearing “ostentatious” religious symbols. This includes: hijabs, turbans, and large crosses.