Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper, on the campaign trail in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan (October 7, 2015).

Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper, on the campaign trail in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan (October 7, 2015).

VIDEO: Mulcair, Trudeau tee off on Harper’s niqab comments

The niqab debate has taken over the last couple days of the campaign, and leaders of the NDP and Liberal Party call it a distraction



Both Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau and NDP Leader Tom Mulcair say Conservative Leader Stephen Harper is dodging more important issues with a proposed ban on federal civil servants wearing the niqab.

Video: The Canadian Press