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quebec solidaire: She left, in part, because of Quebec solidaire's pledge to pass a law, if it takes power, that would prohibit hijab-clad Muslim women or turban-wearing Sikh men from holding certain jobs such as a judge or police officer, according to Vancouver Courier. Moreover, under certain circumstances, Quebec solidaire would go so far as to use Sec. 33 of the federal Charter of Rights and Freedoms which allows governments to override certain rights granted under the legislation to keep its law in force. But in Quebec politics, labels can be confusing and ironic as Chiu discovered.article continues below Trending StoriesUBC study finds Vancouver is the unhappiest city in Canada Is this Vancouver bus stop the worst in North America With Greyhound about to quit B.C., Lillooet calls for return of passenger train service Kerrisdale's much-loved sequoia to be cut down Chiu finished third in the Montreal riding of Outremont in 2008 and eventually quit the party but not because she hadn't won. Paradoxically, this position comes from a political party whose 2017 convention was interrupted by a mini scandal after it was revealed the food table contained ... Israeli hummus. Regardless of ideology, political parties in Quebec are under enormous pressure to take a stance on the so-called secular nature of the state. The offending spread, which came from a country that persecutes Palestinians, was promptly removed and given to charity, according to a Radio-Canada report. ( As reported in the news.