Canada: Islamic Prayers in Schools and the Looming Elections
With the Ontario election less than a month away, provincial party leaders are being pressed to take a public stance on religious teachings in secular schools.
“Everyone knows that it is a violation of the Education Act, which bars any religion in public schools,” said Muslim Canadian Congress (MCC) founder Tarek Fatah. “But none of them (party leaders) has the courage to say that.”
Liberal Leader Dalton McGuinty, Progressive Conservative Tim Hudak and NDP [...]READ MORE »