A York University professor has become a target of criticism for a remark he made Sept. 12 during his introductory lecture for a first-year class. A student thought she heard the professor Cameron Johnston advocate for all Jews to be sterilized.
The Help is not as progressive as it would like to be nor as backwards as some critics have called it. It is simply a good film, well acted and with a strong emotional cord that will move and reassure viewers, although not challenge them.
Former USask prof and unapologetic neo-Nazi Terry Tremaine is fighting an ongoing legal battle with the Canadian Human Rights Council, which is appealing his recent acquittal on charges of contempt.
I grew up questioning the authorship of To Kill a Mockingbird. I did not believe Harper Lee wrote it. I didn't even think that she could have written it. It was too good and too profound.