Uproar in Canada over face-veil ban | Canada News | Al Jazeera

Uproar in Canada over face-veil ban

Proposed ban to bar veiled women from receiving public services triggers debate.

    In the Canadian province of Quebec a furious public debate has erupted over Muslim women who wear the niqab - face veil.

    Out of over 200,000 Muslims in Montreal in Quebec, only a few dozen women wear the niqab, but under a proposed new legislation they could be barred from receiving public services. 

    Al Jazeera's Rob Reynolds reports from Montreal where the debate has divided the Muslim community.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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