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"Canada's diversity is among its greatest strengths."
A brief explainer about what the Islamic practice means.
"We have the chance to beat fear with hope."
Trudeau says Harper "needs to stop."
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Voters are ready to move past talk of the niqab, says Hoang Mai, the incumbent NDP candidate in Brossard–St-Lambert on Montreal's South Shore.
Just two women have ruled out taking the oath because of the niqab ban.
The former PM says Canadians should let the courts decide the charter rights of Muslim women.
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The issue of whether Muslim women should be allowed to wear face-covering veils at the precise moment they take their oath of Canadian citizenship sparked debate again this week. But for Bloc Québécoi...
The polling results were released Thursday because of federal law requires all final reports of public opinion research paid for by taxpayers to be published within six months of data collection.
The Conservatives argue most Canadians agree that people wanting to become citizens should show their face during citizenship ceremonies.
OTTAWA - "I think for the citizenship ceremony, someone needs to identify themselves. We need to know who they are." — Conservative MP Costas Menegakis, parliamentary secretary to the minister of citi...
People across the country took to Twitter to mock Harper for his niqab comments with #DressCodePM
OTTAWA - Federal Conservatives scrambled Wednesday to clarify that their aversion to Muslim women wearing the niqab applies strictly to citizenship ceremonies.But they struggled to explain why wearing...
The prime minister doubles down.
OTTAWA - Justin Trudeau says Stephen Harper is pandering to fears about Muslims with his insistence that no one should be allowed to wear a veil while taking the oath of Canadian citizenship.The Liber...