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A woman wears a niqab as she walks in Montreal Sept. 9, 2013. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Ryan Remiorz)

Niqab will become bigger problem

The niqab conversation in Canada isn’t going away anytime soon. Don’t think that whatever happens with Quebec’s Bill 62, whether it lives or dies, is going to neatly solve the issue and put it to bed for good.

Minister of Finance Bill Morneau speaks during question period on Parliament Hill, in Ottawa on Thursday, October 19, 2017. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld

Morneau firm doing work for feds

New details uncovered by the Toronto Sun show that Morneau Shepell — the firm founded by the father of Finance Minister Bill Morneau — has a contract with the Bank of Canada worth over $8 million.