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The Quebec government’s secularism bill stinks to high heaven
REPORT March 29th

In 2004, the Supreme Court of Canada rejected the idea that people who object to violations of their religious freedom can simply go somewhere else, calling it “morally repugnant."

Now, 15 years later, the government of Quebec has introduced legislation embodying that very repulsive notion, writes Convivium Publisher Peter Stockland in the Globe and Mail.

Judaism and the Social Order
REPORT March 26th

Two Models for Accommodation

In this paper, Jonathan Milevsky explores Jewish understandings of the social order by examining the thought of two influential 20th century rabbis, David Novak and Emil Fackenheim. This paper is the second in a series of three papers published by the Cardus Religious Freedom Institute on the intersection of civil law and Jewish law (halakha). It was delivered at a CRFI symposium at the Ottawa Torah Centre in November 2018.

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