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June 15 2021 8:33pm

NDP demands Jason Kenney apologize for 10-year-old federal niqāb policy

Some federal Conservative MPs are apologizing for implementing a controversial policy banning Muslim women from wearing niqābs while taking Canada’s citizenship oath. Now, there’s a push to have Alberta Premier Jason Kenney join his former federal colleagues. As Fletcher Kent explains, the opposition NDP argues the policy helped stoke Islamophobia.

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