The petition, which garnered more than 4,000 signatures this week calling for the resignation of Rector Jacques Fromont and Professor Amir Attarn of the University of Ottawa, linked Quebec to the racist community following comments on Twitter.
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“The inaction of the Rector of the University of Ottawa in the Attaron affair, as well as his swift and unequal action in the case of Mr.To me Lieutenant-Duval [professeure suspendue en octobre 2020] Explain his incompetence and his contempt for Quebeckers, ”we read in the petition initiated by Louis-Joseph Boulard.
Addressing the Prime Minister Justin Trudeau along with the University of Ottawa, the petition seeks the resignation of the professor and also publicly seeks to suppress him.
“If Otteron escapes without sanctions, these remarks are racist and targeted and the lecturer must pay for the lieutenant-dual rector’s incompetence … the rector’s attitude is seriously insulting,” Mr Broward said.
Professor Attar ట్విn Twitter described Quebec as “Alabama of the North” and Prime Minister Franకోois Legalt as a “white supremacist” because he refused to acknowledge the existence of systemic racism in the province.
At a press conference on March 22, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau condemned the remark: “This is going to happen, Quebec Bashing”.
Annami Paul, leader of the Green Party of Canada, also refuted the comments later this week, while Black Cubacos leader Yves-Fran ఫois Blanchett said Quebec students should “re-examine” their studies at Ontarian University.
The university’s rector denied the teacher’s comments in a written response sent on March 21, but did not apologize or impose sanctions on Professor Attaron.