And I don't mean the affair.
The students say Toews has opposed gay rights, is behind a needless law-and-order crackdown that will result in millions spent on prisons and he called Tamil refugees terrorists. The students, who are lined up against theI love how the Sun (Fox News North) plays this. They are not "concerned students" but "left-leaning students." For that reason alone this man should not receive any accolades. It encourages the crazies.
building, say those views are at odds with the U of W's inclusive reputation.
"(Toews’) policies are in direct opposition to the notions of compassion, justice, acceptance, inclusiveness, human rights and equality," said Brittany Thiessen. "As a university which values these notions, I along with many others, believe that honouring this man is unacceptable." Also this afternoon, student valedictorian Erin Larson is expected to use her address to graduates to condemn the university for honouring Toews.
A large group of the institution’s left-leaning students and former students plans to gather outside the U of W’s Duckworth Centre, where the fall convocation is held, to protest the decision to honour Toews with the doctor of laws degree.