The iconic uniform is updated “to better reflect the diversity” in Canada and boost recruitment of Muslim women.
- 24 February, 2016 Satire as wearing hijab is labelled 'passive terrorism' Social media mocks US military research paper suggesting veil is linked to extremism following report.Powered by WPeMatico
- 9 August, 2016 France cancels 'burkini pool day' over outrage Private event for Muslim women wearing full-body swimsuits cancelled 'to preserve public order'.
- 27 April, 2016 Bulgarian town bans women from wearing full-face veils Local government of Pazardzhik adopts measure to fine those from the Muslim minority who defy the ban.Powered by WPeMatico
- 30 March, 2016 French minister shocks with Muslim veil-slavery comment Outrage as women's rights minister says those wearing Muslim headdress are like "Negroes" who accepted slavery.Powered by WPeMatico
- 16 November, 2015 Canada sticks to refugee plan but security pressures mount after Paris attacks “We will be accepting 25,000 Syrian refugees between now and January 1st," Trudeau said in the written text of a speech at the G20 major powers summit in Turkey. The debate has been particularly heated in the mainly French-speaking province of […]