Fire Frances Widdowson - a Racist Professor at MRU

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Renee Pasula
5 days ago
This is unacceptable

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KATHY SEIDA
Jun 29, 2021
This is an anti signature. If this proff was to be fired for holding an opposing point of view and having difficukt discussions than MRU would no longer be a university it would be an indoctrination center. Anyone who doesn't want academic freedom and freedom of speech and scholarship should not be working at nor attending a university.
Maybe listen to her arguments and then try and debunk them if you disagree, hold a debate with people on both sides of the argument. Learn how to think critically. Do residential schools ACTUALLY comply with the definition of genocide or is that word inappropriate, abusive institutions, sure, but genocide was arguably not the intention. Instead of trying to cancel people why don't you open dialog or respond in kind to dialog. I think you are all incredibly misguided and irrational.
This petition is not going to get its way. Sorry. And I am so proud of MRU for not complying with a rage mob.

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Priya Kumar
Jun 27, 2021
As an alumna, I feel disgusted that Frances Widdowson is still employed at MRU after claiming that residential schools helped in "assimilation" of indigenous kids. This is not free speech. It's HATE speech! During a time when hundreds of unmarked graves of indigenous children have been discovered, it's simply unacceptable that she continues to stay employed at MRU. Also there have been bullying allegations against her by other faculty members and students.

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riley hehr
Feb 23, 2021
racist people shouldn’t be working in the education system EVER

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Laura Mackenzie
1 year ago
Homophobia and racism have NO PLACE in this world let alone our school systems.

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matt Armon
1 year ago
It is unacceptable that someone can tout these lies and mistruths about the ugly reality of residential schools in canada, and for a person in power to bully people. The fact that MRU hasn't adressed this sooner is telling of their position on inclusivity and respect.

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Sarah Kozicky
1 year ago
I think it should be obvious why i'm signing, however, no one bullies or dehumanizes people I know and gets away with it. People like this have no place in Academic institutions!

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Alyssa Luna
1 year ago
This type of behaviour makes MRU look bad, as a whole, and should not be allowed! If this were a student bullying other students, they would be kicked out so how on earth should a PROFESSOR be allowed to do this without consequences? She is disgusting and an awful role model for students! MRU should be ashamed to have her on staff!

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Angela Rochelle
1 year ago
I'm against rasicm

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Sheena Manyheads
1 year ago
Racism is not OK in any environment at all