Posts Tagged ‘muslims’

Quebec introduces a chauvinist bill with Muslim women as its principal target..

April 4, 2019

In the name of defending Quebec’s “way of life” and “national identity,” the province’s right-wing-populist Coalition Avenir Québec (CAQ) government has introduced a bill “Respecting the Laicity (secularism) of the State” that targets religious minorities—first and foremost Muslim women— and marks a further step in the Canadian ruling elite’s embrace of anti-immigrant chauvinism .

Quebec Liberals expand chauvinist bill targeting Muslims

September 8, 2017

..the reception from the Quebec and Canadian elite has been cold, if not hostile. Migrants are widely portrayed by the media and the establishment parties as “illegals,” even “invaders,” including by the two main opposition parties in Quebec, the Parti Québécois (PQ) and the Coalition for Quebec’s Future (CAQ), and by the Conservatives, the Official Opposition in Ottawa.

Quebec Muslims Face Uncomfortable Spotlight in Election

September 29, 2015