The Canadian Press

2015-10-01 | FedElxn Notley Niqab

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Alberta Premier Rachel Notley has reluctantly weighed in on how way minority rights are being debated on the federal campaign trail. Notley was asked if she had any concerns with the way the federal Conservatives are campaigning about forcing Muslim women to removes their niqabs while taking the citizenship oath. (There is wide support in that province for the Conservative and Bloc Quebecois position that women wearing the niqab be forced to remove it when swearing the oath. NDP Leader Tom Mulcair, Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau and Green Party Leader Elizabeth May oppose the ban.)

Date: 2015-10-01
Placeline: TORONTO.
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 16 seconds

Transcript Prediction: << I am disappointed and troubles to see minority rights issues becoming political footballs in in the election and I don't think that's helpful >>