The ruling Parti Québécois would have the world believe that the majority of Quebecers in general, and Quebec sovereignists in particular, overwhelmingly support the party’s so-called “charter of Quebec values.” Banning “conspicuous” religious symbols from the province’s public sector is nothing short of a “project for the future of Quebec,” as Democratic Institutions Minister Bernard Drainville said in September.By MARTIN PATRIQUIN
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