12 June 2013

UdeM prof: Forget the politics and let the Sikh children play soccer

Forget the politics and let the children play | Toronto Star

Should Sikh boys be allowed to wear a turban while playing organized soccer?
The Quebec Soccer Federation (QSF) recently sparked controversy when it reinstated a ban that used to be in force across Canada but has been dropped by all other provincial soccer associations.
But as usual when a news item touches the raw nerves of multiculturalism, religion and anything that distinguishes Quebec from the rest of Canada, reasoned debate has largely been drowned out by hyperbole ...

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