Quebec’s Bill 62 is what Islamophobia looks like

The law aims for ‘religious neutrality’ while targeting Muslim women who wear a niqab or burka

The niqab ban: 2011-15

The new Liberal government officially puts an end to an attempt to ban the niqab during the citizenship oath

A Muslim voter tires of niqab talk

This election’s hot issue is a veil worn by less than two per cent of Canadian Muslim women. Can’t we talk about something else?

Author Joseph Boyden takes on Stephen Harper

The Giller Prize winner accuses the PM of ‘race-baiting’ and ignoring issues like murdered and missing Indigenous women

Niqabs in the workplace? Who cares.

While Harper hints at a ban on niqabs in the public service, there’s no evidence they’ve ever been an issue among actual workers

This election will be won on citizenship issues. To our shame.

From expat voting rights to deporting terrorists and rejecting niqabs, this campaign has focused on the surprising question of who gets to be a citizen

Can those wearing a niqab vote in an election where the niqab’s a hot issue?

Wearing niqabs at the ballot box was an issue in past years. Will it become one again?

The one sentence that sums up the niqab ‘debate’

Nestled in Justice Johanne Trudel’s 24-paragraph Federal Court of Appeal decision is a phrase that explains this whole sorry mess

Election Issues 2015: A Maclean’s primer on the niqab

Find out where each party stands on the Islamic veil.

Thomas Mulcair took a bold stand on the niqab. It may ruin him.

In the NDP’s power base of Quebec, Thomas Mulcair risked it all in condemning the Tories’ niqab gambit

Mulcair, the niqab and ‘a dangerous game’

Amidst all the scripted talking points in the final leaders debate, the NDP leader went on a bold but risky offensive

Jason Kenney on the niqab, the oath and #PeopleLikeNenshi

The Defence Minister on government policy: ‘The public citizenship oath done in a court in front of a judge and one’s fellow citizens should be done publicly’