For the second time since 2015, by a narrow margin of 1,513 to 1,396, on April 7, 2017 the University of British Columbia (UBC) students voted down an Alma Mater Society’s anti-Israel boycott, divestment and sanctions (BDS) motion which called for “boycotting products and divesting from companies that support Israeli war crimes, illegal occupation and the oppression of Palestinians”.
Hasbara Fellowships Canada, the country’s largest pro-Israel campus advocacy organization, received complaints from students about Dr. June Larkin, professor at the Women & Gender Studies Institute at the University of Toronto, who exploited her academic position by promoting Israel Apartheid Week (IAW) which takes place at U of T professor during the week of March 9, 2017.
On Thursday, March 2, 2017, Ex-Muslim, human rights activist Sandra Solomon went to York University to learn about the Islamic Awareness Week organized by Muslim Students Association (MSA) and specifically the Islamic teachings pertaining to women.
Following a firestorm of outrage and calls to resign for inciting violence after he urged his twitter followers to “punch a Zionist today”, Igor Sadikov, a student leader at McGill University finally handed in his resignation from the student board, citing pressure from the McGill administration which allegedly threatened to withhold student fees if the Student Society did not publicly ...
StandWithUs Canada, an organization “dedicated to educating people of all ages about Israel and to combating the extremism and anti-Semitism”, issued on February 13th, 2017, a statement condemning the Student Society at McGill University (SSMU) for voting against the removal of Arts Undergraduate Society (AUS) Representative Igor Sadikov.
Saturday, left-wing protesters abruptly shut down a University of Toronto (UofT) lecture hosted by Generation Screwed and Students in Support of Free Speech. After screaming “No Trump, no KKK, no Fascist USA”, the liberal activists proceeded to pull the university fire alarm, forcing everyone out of the building.
A member of the Legislative Council and Board of Directors of the Students’ Society of McGill University is facing calls for his resignation after tweeting “punch a Zionist today” on February 6, 2017, reported B’nai Brith Canada’s League for Human Rights.
The new Ontario Student Assistance Program (OSAP) will make about 150,000 people in Ontario eligible to receive free tuition, including mature students and adult learners, whose family income is less than $50,000 per year.
Hasbara Fellowships Canada, a leading Canadian pro-Israel campus activism organization which counters Israel Apartheid Week and the anti-Israel boycott, divestment and sanctions (BDS) movement, will be holding its annual Israel Advocacy Training Workshop in Toronto on February 26, 2017.