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Parking Lot: Secularism Bill and Police Officers

parking lot: They said the suspect was arrested after allegedly punching at least one other person, according to CTV. Immigration Minister Simon Jolin-Barrette said the altercation was unacceptable and that such violence has no place in Quebec. Police arrested a 47-year-old man after a skirmish broke out between the suspect and a few others including a taxi driver in the parking lot of the Centre culturel islamique de Quebec shortly after noon on Saturday. But he insisted the incident was not connected to the government's proposed secularism bill, which would prevent some employees in the public sector, including teachers and police officers, from wearing religious symbols on the job. There is absolutely no link between Bill 21 and what happened, Jolin-Barrette said in Montreal, where he was attending the Coalition Avenir Quebec party's general council meeting. It would also require those receiving public services to uncover their faces when necessary for identification. ( As reported in the news.