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Support for Bill 21 in Quebec: Francophones 59%, anglophones 29%

Overall, support for the secularism law in the province has decreased from 64% to 55%.

According to a new study by Léger, support for Bill 21 across Quebec has decreased overall from 64% last September to 55%. Support for Bill 21 among francophones (59%) in Quebec is twice that of anglophones (29%).

When looking at Canada as a whole, Bill 21 has 33% support (down from 36% in September).

Support for Bill 21 in Quebec: Francophones 59%, anglophones 29%

In December, a teacher in the town of Chelsea, Quebec was removed from her classroom and permanently shifted to an administration role because she wears a hijab. This sparked a debate among federal and provincial politicians, with Quebec Premier François Legault defending the law, and Prime Minister Justin Trudeau reiterating his opposition to it. Trudeau said he isn’t ruling out intervening at the federal level if a Supreme Court challenge emerges.


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