No record of niqab wearers in PS, or complaints, says Cabinet secretariat

'The Treasury Board Secretariat does not have any data or other information pertaining to niqabs,' a TBS spokesperson said in an email when asked how many federal public servants where the niqab or how many related complaints there were.

The Conservative Party is making niqabs an election issue and going after Justin Trudeau in Quebec for supporting a woman's right to choose to wear one in their latest attack ad..Screenshot

By Tim Naumetz

PUBLISHED :Thursday, Oct. 8, 2015 10:38 PM

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