Outremont: zoning on new places of worship

Published: 8 December 2015

"The borough of Outremont has overwhelmingly adopted a controversial bylaw banning new places of worship on Bernard and Laurier avenues." (Source: CBC)

René Provost

Professor, Faculty of Law
Trudeau Fellow

"The decision of the Outremont Borough Council is not merely callously indifferent to the effect of the zoning change on a sizeable portion of its population, but more generally betrays a rigidly narrow vision of who counts as a full citizen."
— René Provost

Professor René Provost teaches and conducts research in public international law, international human rights law, international humanitarian law, legal theory and legal anthropology. He is particularly interested in human rights, international criminal law, the law of armed conflict, and the intersection of law and culture.

rene.provost [at] (English, French)


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