Outremont: zoning on new places of worship
"The borough of Outremont has overwhelmingly adopted a controversial bylaw banning new places of worship on Bernard and Laurier avenues." (Source: CBC)
Professor, Faculty of Law
"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] mcgill.ca (English, French)