Thank you to Mr. Martineau and Blachet-Gravel for supporting academic freedom in our Canadian universities!
Merci Messieurs Richard Martineau et Jérôme Blanchet-Gravel pour appuyer la liberté d’expression dans les universités du Canada et par extension dans la société en général!
Merci QUB radio:
Bambi is pleased to see a movement to support academic freedom, with the Université Laval (Québec city) taking the lead on this with a statement to protect academic freedom:
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To conclude this post, and to answer Mr. Fred Klein’s question about French media (in one of the earlier comments), yes they reported the story as per this post. The real issue is the following: Do we still want our universities to remain what they are supposed to be: a place to learn and debate ideas, to learn how to think (not what to think in a dogmatic way), to be critical, tolerant of different ideas, and to accept all points of views, regardless of the idea in question?
Yes or no. If yes, this is a golden opportunity to re-commit to academic freedom/free expression.