05 June 2013

CBC Montreal: City council to debate soccer turban ban:

Montreal city council to debate soccer turban ban - Montreal - CBC News

It's the City of Montreal's turn to debate the Quebec Soccer Federation's decision banning Sikhs from wearing turbans on the soccer field, as the political fallout from the controversy widens.
Councillor Marvin Rotrand tweeted late Wednesday that he will present an emergency motion demanding the federation reverse its decision at council's June 17 meeting.
The mayor of Villeray–Saint-Michel–Parc-Extension, Anie Samson, and Côte-des-Neiges–Notre-Dame-de-Grace councillor Lionel Perez have both offered to support the motion ...

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