Quebec gets tough on smoking

What employers need to know about the province’s new anti-smoking legislation
By Shannon Klie
|Canadian Employment Law Today

The province that has been called Canada’s designated smoking section has enacted some of the toughest smoking legislation in the country.

On May 31 Quebec’s Bill 112 came into effect, prohibiting smoking in all public spaces, including private clubs, bingo halls, casinos, bars and restaurants.

While the province already had a smoking law on the books (