Quebec's family doctors come out against charter

The federation that represents Quebec's general practitioners says the PQ's secularism charter is a solution to a problem that doesn't exist.

On Wednesday, the federation unveiled the brief it will eventually present to the ongoing public hearings on Bill 60.

Among other things, the federation is refusing to have its members lumped in with other public employees, who would have to adhere to the charter's provisions, most notably the one which would ban overly large religious symbolism in the workplace.

The family doctors are also arguing that while the ban would be justified for judges, prosecutors, police officers and prison guards, his members should be exempt from it — mainly because there is simply no problem with medical personnel wearing religious symbols.

It's calling on the government to "revise its initial position."

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  1. maria posted on 02/06/2014 05:29 PM
    Like that is going to happen!!!
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