The House

Jason Kenney on the fight against ISIS and the politics of the niqab

National Defence Minister Jason Kenney explains what the government's plan is for the future of the Iraq mission in light of Canada's first casualty. As Minister of Multiculturalism, Kenney also weighs in on the debate over the niqab.
Defence Minister Jason Kenney answers a question during Question Period in the House of Commons in Ottawa on Wednesday, March 11, 2015. (Adrian Wyld/The Canadian Press)

With the funeral of Sgt. Andrew Doiron taking place on Saturday and the circumstances surrounding his death still under investigation, the spotlight is on the future of Canada's mission to Iraq. Even more so since the current mission ends in three weeks.

The Minister of National Defence, Jason Kenney, joins us to discuss what role Canada is likely in the fight against ISIS.

Kenney, who's also Canada's Minister of Multiculturalism, also weighs in on the controversial debate over the niqab