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Freedom of expression is under attack on campus

Opinion | BY PETER MACKINNON | April 24, 2019
Free-speech flashpoints keep popping up on Canadian campuses. University of Toronto professor Jordan Peterson, left, was told that he must use genderless pronouns. Andrew Potter, centre, director of McGill University's Institute for the Study of Canada, resigned after an article he wrote for Maclean's magazine generated controversy. And at the University of Ottawa, a scheduled speech by divisive American commentator Ann Coulter, right, was cancelled because of safety concerns. The Hill Times file photograph, photographs courtesy of Gage Skidmore
Opinion | BY PETER MACKINNON | April 24, 2019
Opinion | BY PETER MACKINNON | April 24, 2019
Free-speech flashpoints keep popping up on Canadian campuses. University of Toronto professor Jordan Peterson, left, was told that he must use genderless pronouns. Andrew Potter, centre, director of McGill University's Institute for the Study of Canada, resigned after an article he wrote for Maclean's magazine generated controversy. And at the University of Ottawa, a scheduled speech by divisive American commentator Ann Coulter, right, was cancelled because of safety concerns. The Hill Times file photograph, photographs courtesy of Gage Skidmore