Book Review
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Monia Mazigh | In her book, Natasha Bakht delves into the lived experiences of Muslim women who wear the niqab and documents the discrimination they face in Canada's legal and political systems.
Columnists
François Legault during a meeting on May 29, 2020. Image: François Legault​/Twitter
Monia Mazigh | Some of the same politicians who banned Muslim women from wearing the niqab are the same public figures now recommending face coverings be worn in public during the pandemic.
News
Karl Nerenberg | While the 14 Conservative leadership candidates squabble and attack each other, the four NDP aspirants agree on most issues.
Podcast
Meghan Murphy | In this episode, Meghan Murphy speaks with Natasha Bakht about the burkini, veiling, and how this debate impacts Muslim women.
Columnists
Pro Bono, Shelina Ali | During the election, Harper created a polarized debate around the niqab which focussed on Canadian values, women's rights and religious freedom, but the court challenge was about none of these issues.
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David J. Climenhaga | Picking victims to drum up votes: This is a problem that's become bigger than just Prime Minister Stephen Harper, and only Conservatives can get their own house in order.
Podcast
Redeye Collective | By the end of today, the debate over the niqab will disappear from view. However, there will be a lasting impact for Muslim women and men, according to Itrath Syed.
Columnists
Monia Mazigh | When we were children, we were told that if we played with matches, we risked being burned. Playing with the fire of Islamophobia, Stephen Harper would do well to heed that warning.
News
Azeezah Kanji | The Harper government's niqab-stripping mania bears disturbing resemblance to the officially imperial past.
Blog
David Suzuki | In this long election, we must demand more from those who hope to govern us. We need to ensure that this election is decided on real issues that affect all Canadians and not on pointless distractions.
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David J. Climenhaga | The Russian intervention in Syria seems to have produced at least in the short term several benefits for Canadian taxpayers.
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J. Baglow | In the blink of an eye, a sense of belonging, a sense of safety and peace and genuine community, can be wiped out. It's an old movie, one we've seen many times before.