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Left to right: Samia Saqib, Mehreen Arif, Waseelah Maryam, members of the Ryerson Muslim Students' Association (RCMA) who say bill 62 limits women’s freedom of choice. (Photo by Natasha Hermann)

Students worry about new Quebec law banning face-covering garments

Being a Muslim woman in Canada is now more complicated than ever.

Last week, Quebec passed Bill 62, a bill that bans anyone who covers their face from providing or receiving public services. The bill affects Muslim women who wear the niqab, burka, or other face-covering garments.

by Ryersonian Staff· · News, Off Campus, On Campus
RyersonianTV: November 20, 2015 – Trans Remembrance Day at Ryerson, food cost increased, exclusive wind tunnel at Kerr Hall

RyersonianTV: November 20, 2015 – Trans Remembrance Day at Ryerson, food cost increased, exclusive wind tunnel at Kerr Hall

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by Ryersonian Staff· · Newscasts, RyersonianTV
Protests outside Loblaws on Carlton and Church streets

Protests outside Loblaws on Carlton and Church streets

Protesters gathered outside the Loblaws Thursday afternoon on Carlton and Church streets, right off Ryerson’s Mattamy Athletic Centre, to speak out against what they said were low wages. Employees of the Confederation of National Trade Unions — known by its French initials, CSN — from Abitibi-Teminscaminque, Que., have travelled and protested in several Montreal regions, as well Sherbrooke, Que., and now […]

by Emanuela Orsini· · News, Top stories

Quebec charter threatens us all

By: Maham Abedi When I first started wearing a hijab almost two years ago, I had one reservation. It wasn’t about the outfits in my closet I’d never get to wear again. It wasn’t about bearing the summer heat. It wasn’t even about never feeling the wind in my hair again. It was about the fear of discrimination. I was […]

by Maham Abedi· · Editorial, Opinion
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