There are few things as Quebecoise as la cabane à sucre in the spring. The crunch of snow beneath our boots as we walk through the woods, the familiar scent of firewood burning, horse drawn carriages trotting in the snow and the distant melody of live music playing in the dining hall. There’s nothing quite like la cabane à sucre in the spring in Quebec.
Did you know that March is fraud prevention month? Many of us spend a lot of time online and as technology evolves, so do some of the scams that criminals use to commit fraud. I recently attended a press dinner with INTERAC in order to learn more about Fraud Prevention Month. Thankfully I learnt some wonderful tips to protect yourself from fraud.
The issue of the Muslim woman asked to remove her hijab by a Quebec judge is still very much alive. Her court case is still suspended, she has yet to retrieve her vehicle which was seized and the public at large has YET to hear a full apology from the ruling judge.
A Quebec judge asked a Muslim woman to remove her hijab or she would not hear her case. This was not the first time that someone has walked into a courtroom with religious attire, however Judge Eliana Marengo felt the hijab was not suitable attire for a courtroom.