Former Quebec Premier and Conservative Party of Canada leadership candidate Jean-Charles has reportedly officially opposed the law on state secularism. Toronto Star Wednesday evening.
According to the newspaper, Mr. Charest’s spokeswoman Michelle Coates Mather confirmed that Mr. Charest was opposed to legislation banning the wearing of religious symbols for certain professions. If the Prime Minister of Canada ends the law before the Supreme Court of Canada, it will go as far as to trust the federal government to intervene to oppose the law.
According to the columnist of, the question is more interesting Star Althia Raj, Mr. Charrest Brampton Mayor Patrick Brown hopes to ally with another potential candidate for the leadership. The second man must officially announce that he is sinking in the leadership race on Sunday, with Jean Charrest confirming his candidacy Thursday.
Two people who have been acquainted with each other and his friend for over 25 years – Mr. Mr. Brown goes so far as to attribute the reason for his involvement in conservative politics to the need to help each other and not to attack each other. To each other in the leadership campaign, the columnist explained.
However, Patrick Brown was one of the most outspoken opponents of Bill 21 in the country. The mayor led his municipal council to pass a resolution condemning the law last December, along with paying $ 100,000 to help pay their court costs in court.
In addition, Mayor Brown urged other mayors across Canada to do the same, with major cities such as Toronto and Calgary condemning Bill 21.