A new proposal by the Quebec government to dictate what people wear when they give or receive public services is causing anger and confusion.

On Tuesday, Justice Minister Stéphanie Vallée proposed amendments to Bill 62 that would see the legislation apply to municipalities, metropolitan communities, the National Assembly and public transit organizations.

Initially the bill, which would force people offering or receiving a public service to do so with their face uncovered, was only to apply to provincial public sector services. It included some exemptions for people who wear face coverings for religious reasons.

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