…Meanwhile, a day after protesters greeted Coulter as she arrived to speak at the University of Ottawa, president Allan Rock defended his institution and said that free expression is a core value of the school that bills itself as Canada’s university. Rock’s brief statement Wednesday said organizers of the speech themselves decided to cancel the event and informed the university’s security services on site of their decision. “We have a long history of hosting contentious and controversial speakers on our campus. (Tuesday) night was no exception, as people gathered here to listen to and debate Ann Coulter’s opinions,” he said. Coulter has dismissed the Ottawa university as “bush league.” Rock’s statement said a crowd of about 1,000 people had peacefully gathered outside the university building where Coulter was to speak. “I encourage our students’ faculty and other members of our community to maintain our university as an open forum for diverse opinions. Ours is a safe and democratic environment for the expression of views, and we will keep it that way,” Rock, a former federal minister of justice, said in the statement. The university indicated it will make no further comment on the matter….(Source)
Allan Rock needs to check into reality. Is he on the same planet as everyone else?
What a joke!