Tag: Canadian universities

The Silence of the Professors

Commentary Recently there appeared a rousing “Statement of Non-Compliance with Mandatory Vaccination in Canadian Universities” by Maximilian Forte, professor of sociology at Concordia University (Forte also joined with others to publish an op-ed in the Toronto Sun against vaccine passports). Forte’s online statement calls on university personnel across the country, whether vaccinated or unvaccinated, to…


Universities’ Social Justice Agenda Falsely Labels Whites and Christians as Oppressors, Says Professor

Promoting diversity, equity, and inclusion is a top issue for many Canadian universities, but an outspoken professor says such tolerance is not extended to some students and professors who are “excluded with impunity” due to being perceived as oppressors. “When the universities say that they’re promoting diversity and inclusion, they really are not telling the…


Academic Left-Wing Bias in Canada Threatens Dissenting Voices

Some three-quarters of Canadian academics describe themselves as being on the political left, leaving right-wing professors quiet about their contrary views. The U.S.-based Centre for the Study of Partisanship and Ideology surveyed academics and PhD students at universities in Canada, the United States, and the UK. In a recent report, it found that 73 percent…