The Canadian Press

2015-10-02 | FedElxn Conservatives Kenney

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NDP Leader Tom Mulcair has called it Stephen Harper's weapon of mass distraction. Look for the wearing of the niqab at citizenship ceremonies to be one of the topics at tonight's French-language leaders' debate. In Halifax this morning, Defence Minister Jason Kenney says the practice of face covering reflects a misogynistic view of women which is grounded in a medieval tribal culture. (Yesterday, the Quebec National Assembly passed a motion condemning Islamophobia in response to what some politicians say is a growing anti-Muslim climate in the province.)

Date: 2015-10-02
Placeline: HALIFAX.
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 18 seconds

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