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bring on the burka

The other day MJE was strolling through the park when she happened upon a woman of a certain age dressed in short shorts and a tank top. 310 more words


Missing niqab point

Re: Harper attitude saddens, by Razi Noman, March 21.

The Muslim women, families and religious facilities keep missing the point. We don’t care if they wear the niqab while out shopping, driving (providing you have visibility enough for the task), taking your children to the park, etc., but when it comes to certain things, it is not appropriate. 97 more words


The Veil Across Europe

Countries across Europe have wrestled with the issue of the Muslim veil – in various forms such as the body-covering burka and the niqab, which covers the face apart from the eyes. 46 more words


Odd logic for wearing the Burka

The video is less than two and a half minutes long, so not much could be expected from it. But what you get from it is very strange indeed. 427 more words


Mr. Harper, Please stop while you're behind...

I used to complain that Stephen Harper never spoke spontaneously. Unlike most leaders around the world, he declined ever to “meet the press”. Mr. Harper read out his notes in Parliament or better still had one of his minions read on his behalf. 357 more words

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Most Canadians say faces shouldn't be covered at citizenship ceremonies: poll

WATCH: In a new Global News/Ipsos Reid poll, an overwhelming majority agree with the government’s stance on the issue. Jacques Bourbeau explains.

A new Global News/Ipsos Reid poll indicates most Canadians agree with the prime minister when it comes to face coverings while taking their oath at citizenship ceremonies. 1,038 more words