Tag: Women

Opponents argue Bill 21 affects women more than men and is unconstitutional

MONTREAL—Opponents of Quebec’s secularism law introduced a new legal argument in Appeal Court Tuesday, saying that Bill 21 disproportionately affects women and therefore violates the Constitution. Lawyer Olga Redko argued Bill 21 violates the sexual equality guarantees in the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms — which are not shielded by the notwithstanding clause that…