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2013-09-12 at 10:17

Ontario hospital uses draft Quebec charter to lure health care workers

By The Canadian Press
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TORONTO - One Ontario hospital is turning Quebec's proposed restrictions on religious clothing in the public sector into an opportunity to recruit nurses and doctors.

Lakeridge Health in Oshawa, Ont., is putting out an ad on social media and in Montreal's McGill student newspaper seeking health-care professionals.

The poster depicts a woman wearing a hijab with the slogan, "We don't care what's on your head, we care what's in it."

A spokesman for the hospital says it wants to let Quebec's health professionals know there's a great hospital in the Greater Toronto Area that wants them.

Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne has said the inclusive nature of Canadian society is worth preserving, and she would oppose anything that would attack that inclusion.

Quebec's proposed "values charter" would prohibit hospital workers and other public sector workers from wearing religious clothing like hijabs, kippas and turbans in the workplace.

While polls indicate that most respondents in Quebec support the legislation, it's sparked a contentious debate in Canada.

 

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