Cemetery for Muslims OK’d

The Canadian Press

QUEBEC–Muslims in Quebec City are going to have their own cemetery after all.
Mayor Regis Labeaume and representatives of the city’s Muslim community made the announcement at a news conference today.
The cemetery is expected to be ready this fall, and will be located on a parcel of land of about 6,000 square metres the city is selling to the Muslim community for about $270,000.
The news comes just three weeks after a proposal aimed at setting up a Muslim cemetery in a town southwest of Quebec City was defeated in a referendum by a 19-16 margin.

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