Just some of the happy new citizens, pictured at a Citizenship Ceremony at Hastings District Council on 15 April, 2015.
Photos by Margot Burns
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By Sarah Mushtaq
During an open house at the mosque last year, a woman came in with many questions, particularly about Muslim women. There were several young women volunteering that day, which made for the perfect opportunity for a few of us to sit down to answer her questions personally. 734 more words
Tory MP apologizes for telling women wearing niqab during ceremony: ‘stay the hell where you came from’
WATCH: Conservative MP Larry Miller has apologized for his comments on the niqab but he and the Conservatives aren’t backing away from the hot debate. Mike Drolet has the story. 536 more words
WATCH: Jacques Bourbeau has the reaction from federal leaders and the public on Stephen Harper’s comments on the niqab and the Islamic culture.
TORONTO – Prime Minister Stephen Harper came under fire on Twitter following his comments that “almost all Canadians” oppose the wearing of veils during a citizenship ceremony. 420 more words