The Niqab and the Burqa, the two most extreme forms of female Muslim attire, are widely worn in countries with the most conservative Islamic practices, both in culture and in law. These countries include Afghanistan, Pakistan, and Saudi Arabia.

In this video, presenter Frederick Tamagi asks whether or not he had too easily accepted the outcome of the Niqab debate. If the Niqab is now a symbol of our Canadian values of tolerance and freedom, that he needed to search for context and clarify the connection between the symbol and our values.