SCC to hear case re ethics and religion case (Quebec)

Supreme Court to hear case over Quebec’s controversial ethics and religion class

Ottawa, The Canadian Press, Published Thursday, Oct. 21, 2010 3:59PM EDT, Last updated Thursday, Oct. 21, 2010 4:05PM EDT

Canada’s highest court has decided it will hear from Quebec parents who want the right to keep their children out of the classroom during a mandatory course on ethics and religion.

The Supreme Court of Canada said Thursday it will hear arguments on a contentious issue — whether students are eligible for exemption from compulsory studies based on freedom of religion. For more, click here.

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