I followed a link in the article to Twitter, where I learned that a teacher in Quebec was removed from the classroom for wearing hijab.

Quebec does have a different culture from the rest of Canada, although I'm not sure about the details of how it's different. But this is still a really stark demonstration of what kinds of beliefs, what kinds of people, are considered acceptable and which are not.

If the Quebecois are anything like the French, and my impression is that they are, they'd be very culturally chauvinistic and see no problem imposing their way of life on others, and a big value for the French is secularism even including forcing religious people not to signal their beliefs in public.