The parliamentary leader of QS, Alexandre Leduc, reiterated his party's position Wednesday morning in the National Assembly, according to which the Law on State Secularism, which is questionable, should not be examined by the courts by the lens of the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms. (Archive photo)
The Liberal Party of Quebec (PLQ) reiterated Wednesday morning that it will oppose to the renewal of the use of the derogation provision of the Canadian Constitution to shield the State Secularism Act against legal proceedings.
We will be consistent, assured MP Madwa-Nika Cadet at a press briefing. Everything we said about Bill 21, before the election, during the election and after the election, remains the same: we will not support the renewal of the notwithstanding clause.
This position, in line with that established by ex-chief Dominique Anglade, contrasts however with that of Denis Coderre: for the moment considered the favorite in the leadership race which will take place in 2025. #x27;ex-mayor of Montreal made it known last week that he would not touch “Bill 21” in the event of victory.
The tabling of Minister Roberge's bill comes while awaiting an important judgment from the Quebec Court of Appeal on the constitutionality of the Law on State Secularism . The case was put under advisement a year and a half ago now. It could then make its way to the Supreme Court.