CCLA Reacts to Quebec Directive on Prayer Spaces in Public Schools

In Rights by poladmin

TORONTO — Harini Sivalingam, Lawyer and Director of the Equality Program at the Canadian Civil Liberties Association (CCLA) made the following statement following Quebec’s recent Ministry of Education Directive on prayer spaces in schools:
We have carefully read the Directive issued by the Minister of Education in Quebec. Our interpretation of this policy as written, is that this Directive cannot be read as a lawful blanket prohibition on individuals praying in schools.
We encourage schools to continue to provide students with reasonable accommodations to pray, if they so choose, while accessing their right to an education. We stand

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