CCLA and NCCM’s Application Regarding Quebec’s Religious Symbols Ban

June 17, 2019

Bill 21, An Act Respecting the Laicity of the State, passed in the Quebec National Assembly this past weekend. Bill 21, of course, is the law that will ban Jews, Muslims, Sikhs and others who wear symbols of their faith from pursuing careers in numerous public sector jobs.

CCLA and NCCM argue that Bill 21 violates a number of constitutional rules. Public institutions must be open to everyone. Read our full application below.


IMK-Originating application FINAL (2)-10-06-17


IMK-Demande introductive d'instance-FINALE (2) (traduction non officielle)