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tailfins
09-24-2015, 08:18 AM
A little background on this:



http://www.cbc.ca/news/politics/canada-election-2015-notwithstanding-clause-bloc-1.3239021
Bloc Québécois Leader Gilles Duceppe says he'd be in favour of invoking the notwithstanding clause in the Charter of Rights and Freedoms to buttress legislation banning niqabs at citizenship ceremonies.


In this ad (even the visual is compelling), released last Friday, the Bloc warns a new pipeline [of Muslims] is coming "even if we don't want it," if Tom Mulcair's NDP wins the election.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lVE-N-htzKs
"La goutte de trop" means the last drop the made the cup run over. It's the English equivalent of "the last straw".

The main story:


Issue of face coverings remains contentious in Quebec, where leaders will debate Thursday night



http://www.cbc.ca/news/politics/canada-election-2015-mulcair-niqab-quebec-debate-1.3240341