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Mosque shooting leads philosopher to rethink secularism - Macleans.ca;

Mosque shooting leads philosopher to rethink secularism - Macleans.ca

Macleans.caMosque shooting leads philosopher to rethink secularismMacleans.caThroughout the second day after the late-night shooting at the Mosque in Quebec city, people continued to add flowers and notes and other objects as memorials for the victims on snowbanks around the perimiter of the mosque. (Photograph by Roger ...and more »

Allison Hanes: Charles Taylor sees the light on religious garb restrictions - Montreal Gazette;

Allison Hanes: Charles Taylor sees the light on religious garb restrictions - Montreal Gazette

Montreal GazetteAllison Hanes: Charles Taylor sees the light on religious garb restrictionsMontreal GazetteMONTREAL, QUE: OCTOBER 3, 2013 - Charles Taylor right, speaks during a McGill symposium on religious freedom and education, as Daniel Turp left, looks on at McGill University in Montreal Thursday, October 3, 2013. (Peter McCabe / THE GAZETTE) ...and more »

Quebec philosopher reverses position on secularism after mosque shooting - Toronto Star;

Quebec philosopher reverses position on secularism after mosque shooting - Toronto Star

Toronto StarQuebec philosopher reverses position on secularism after mosque shootingToronto StarCharles Taylor formerly wrote that some public employees should not be allowed to wear religious clothing on the job — he has now disavowed that position. Philosopher Charles Taylor has softened his tone on banning religious clothing for some public ...and more »

Acclaimed Quebec philosopher changes mind on secularism after mosque shooting - Times Colonist

Acclaimed Quebec philosopher changes mind on secularism after mosque shootingTimes ColonistMONTREAL — After Quebec's mosque shooting, an internationally acclaimed philosopher who heavily influenced the province's debate on secularism said Tuesday he no longer thinks it's a good idea to ban people from wearing hijabs on the job. Charles ...and more »

Quebec to push forward with bill to make it easier for immigrants with degrees to find work - Globalnews.ca;

Quebec to push forward with bill to make it easier for immigrants with degrees to find work - Globalnews.ca

Globalnews.caQuebec to push forward with bill to make it easier for immigrants with degrees to find workGlobalnews.caDr. Sanjeet Singh Saluja, an emergency room physician at the McGill University Health Centre poses for a photograph in Montreal. the-canadian-press/graham-hughes. What is this? Sponsored content is written by Global News' editorial staff without any ...and more »

Religious garb OK for cops, judges, says Bouchard-Taylor report's co-author - CBC.ca;

Religious garb OK for cops, judges, says Bouchard-Taylor report's co-author - CBC.ca

CBC.caReligious garb OK for cops, judges, says Bouchard-Taylor report's co-authorCBC.caPolice officers, judges and other authority figures in Quebec should be allowed to wear religious symbols while carrying out their official functions, says the co-author of the province's landmark study on reasonable accommodation. In an open letter ...and more »

Quebec's Couillard rejects new limits on religious headwear for authorities - The Globe and Mail

Quebec's Couillard rejects new limits on religious headwear for authoritiesThe Globe and MailPremier Philippe Couillard has forcefully rejected any new limits on religious headwear for police officers and other authority figures in Quebec and warned that the debate over such restrictions risks hurting the province's reputation on the world stage.and more »

Resist divisions, says Charles Taylor in reversal of position on reasonable accommodation - CTV News;

Resist divisions, says Charles Taylor in reversal of position on reasonable accommodation - CTV News

CTV NewsResist divisions, says Charles Taylor in reversal of position on reasonable accommodationCTV NewsIn the wake of the attack on the Quebec City mosque, the co-chair of the Bouchard-Taylor Commission on reasonable accommodation has changed his view. In an open letter in La Presse Tuesday, McGill University philosophy professor Charles Taylor wrote ...and more »

'We are beginning to overcome the divisions' in Quebec, Charles Taylor says of reasonable accommodation - National Post;

'We are beginning to overcome the divisions' in Quebec, Charles Taylor says of reasonable accommodation - National Post

National Post'We are beginning to overcome the divisions' in Quebec, Charles Taylor says of reasonable accommodationNational PostNine years after signing a report that called for a ban on religious symbols worn by public servants in positions of “coercive” authority -— police and judges — McGill philosophy professor Charles Taylor says times have changed and Quebecers have ...and more »

Toronto Star's View: Quebec takes a disappointing step backwards on accommodation - OurWindsor.ca

Toronto Star's View: Quebec takes a disappointing step backwards on accommodationOurWindsor.caIn the wake of the Quebec City mosque shooting, the premier and the opposition leader left no doubt that they understand the responsibility that comes with power. That's what makes their recent actions so disappointing. OurWindsor.Ca. Quebec Premier ...and more »