In the politically correct dimension of the niqab debate, the issue and the outcome appeared to be a slam dunk. It was, after all, a question of Canadian values enshrined in our constitution – inclusiveness, tolerance and freedom.
These important values and Zunera’s right to dress as her traditions dictated were upheld by the second highest court in Canada.
The apparent public distaste for the government’s attempt to create division among voters more or less guaranteed the failure of the niqab debate as a re-election strategy.
Yet, lost somewhere in all the public outcries were a series of voter surveys regarding the debate.
In this video, presenter Frederick Tamagi discusses the results of those voter surveys.