Separating politics from religion

Laouni said she tried finding a good job in her own domain – she has a PhD in economics from the Sorbonne, in Paris – but gave up after too many prospective employers balked when she came to the interview in her hijab. Feeling rejected, she threw herself tirelessly into a wide range of volunteer work with a variety of local Muslim organizations.

But her work with the Canadian Islamic Congress – she was a volunteer project manager whose job was to “de-mystify” her religion by leading delegations to visit Hérouxville, serve meals at the Old Brewery Mission, and console the family of Cédrika Provencher – has not endeared her to opponents in Quebec.  >>>>>

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