Veil debate becomes big issue in Canada election, putting Conservatives into lead - 2015-10-01

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F345.png Veil debate becomes big issue in Canada election, putting Conservatives into lead October 1, 2015, John Barber, The Guardian

One woman's insistence on her right to conceal her face has become a central issue, dividing voters and giving the Conservatives a late boost

Zunera Ishaq describes her choice to wear a veil in public as a "trivial and minor issue".

But for 35 million Canadians, this woman's stubborn insistence on her right to conceal her face has become a central issue in the ongoing election campaign, giving a late boost to a Conservative government that had previously seemed doomed to defeat.

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