On Twitter, Kenney defends his ‘no veils’ policy at citizenship ceremonies

OTTAWA—Jason Kenney took to Twitter on Friday to publicly promote his directives while immigration minister to forbid Muslim women from wearing niqabs while taking the oath of citizenship.

“I believe people taking the public oath of citizenship should do so publicly, w/ their faces uncovered,” Kenney, who’s now employment and social development minister, tweeted amid an ongoing lawsuit over the ban against the federal government.