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OTTAWA – Controversy over the face-covering niqab worn by some Muslim women has exposed a rift among New Democrat MPs.
Alexandre Boulerice, one of the party’s most prominent Quebec MPs, says he doesn’t believe public servants should be allowed to cover their faces. 564 more words
In Quebec recently there’s been a huge kerfuffle about garments deemed to be “religious” wear and what is/isn’t appropriate in the public space. Quebec is somewhat notoriously leery of religious symbolism after the Quiet Revolution of the 1960s, which securalized the province and loosened the grip of the Catholic Church in Quebec. 751 more words