Canadian PM's comments on Muslim veil set off Twitter flurry

March 12, 2015 2:00 AM

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Canadian PM's comments on Muslim veil set off Twitter flurry

VANCOUVER (Reuters) - Twitter users turned to Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper for tongue-in-cheek fashion advice on Wednesday, the day after he said the niqab, a face covering veil worn by some Muslims, was rooted in an "anti-women" culture.

Using the hashtag #dresscodePM, users of the social media service criticized Harper, who made the comment as part of an ongoing push by the ruling Conservatives to ban face coverings in Canadian citizenship ceremonies.

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