And any attempt to treat Quebec today like France in the age of Voltaire or Quebec under Duplessis is ignorant -- or a cover for Islamophobia to win votes.
When the majority of visible religious symbols in Quebec were Christian, nobody complained. But now that Islamic symbols have become more visible, it has suddenly become a matter of grave concern.
David J. Climenhaga
One can plausibly argue Alberta's election period bill is a cynical effort to tilt the playing field even further in favour of the governing Conservatives.