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Man holds sign reading "United Against Islamophobia." Image credit: Felton Davis/Wikimedia Commons
Ehab Lotayef | It is only when the people lead that the politicians will follow. Now we need to keep pushing Canada's politicians to continue fighting against Islamophobia.
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National Assembly of Quebec. Image: Paul VanDerWerf/Flickr
Ed Finn | The furor over Bill 21 caused a brief stir during the opening weeks of the election. But the issue has since faded and is not likely to affect the voting outcome for any of the parties.
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Former prime minister Pierre Elliot Trudeau. Image: Chiloa/Wikimedia Commons
Abdul Nakua | Reflecting on the divisive debate in Quebec about religious symbols and the passing of Bill 21, I remember an epiphany which reveals how old battles are influencing new ones.
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François Legault. Image: LouisRoyQc/Wikimedia Commons
Pro Bono, Michael Hackl | While Bill 21 clearly violates rights under the Charter of Rights and Freedoms, Quebec has invoked the notwithstanding clause to protect the law from challenges that it violates those rights.
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Samer Elniz | With the passing of Bill 21 into law in Quebec last month, members of several communities are reeling over the decision by the CAQ government to limit freedoms for its citizens.
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Quebec Premier François Legault. Photo: XVIIe Sommet de la Francophonie à Erevan
David J. Climenhaga | History in the era of global climate change: one has the feeling that this time Alberta Premier Jason Kenney's not going to come out on the right side of it.
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Protest against Quebec's Charter of Values in 2013. Photo: ibourgeault_tasse/Flickr
Karl Nerenberg | Though the new law targets all religious symbols, many believe the goal is to demonize and persecute one identifiable minority group: Muslim women.
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People march in Montreal on November 10, 2018. Photo: Yvon Monette/Facebook
Duncan Cameron | On Saturday, November 10, over 50,000 people braved cold and snow to walk the streets of Montreal in support of "taking the planet to parliament."
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Protest against the Charter of Values in 2013. Photo: ibourgeault_tasse/Flickr
Monia Mazigh | CAQ leader François Legault and his team ran much of their election campaign on the backs of immigrants, using polarizing language to pit "good immigrants" against "bad immigrants."
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David J. Climenhaga | The current dispute between Alberta, B.C., and Ottawa over the Trans Mountain pipeline is not a constitutional crisis, but it could turn into one.
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Quebec City police said 44 people had been arrested as a result of the demonstration. Photo: Brian Lapuz/The Link
Rosemary Frei | Dozens of counter-protesters arrested in Quebec City face-off.
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Montreal's new mayor Valérie Plante at an event in 2015. Photo: Ville de Montréal
Taylor C. Noakes | Montreal's new mayor is a progressive step away from paternalistic, autocratic municipal governance