University of Ottawa Controversy Ends Up in the Commons – Oct. 22, 2020

University of Ottawa Controversy Ends Up in the Commons – Oct. 22, 2020

University of Ottawa Controversy Ends Up in the Commons – Oct. 22, 2020

The debate surrounding the suspension of a professor from the University of Ottawa has echoes even in the House of Commons. Does academic freedom justify the use of the N-word in a classroom? The founding president of the International Black Economic Forum, Kerlande Mibel, answers our questions.

Also on the show: our panel of journalists Joël-Denis Bellavance (La Presse), Konrad Yakabuski (The Globe and Mail / Le Devoir) and Althia Raj (HuffPost Canada) analyze the latest developments on the federal scene.

Finally, American University political science professor Garret Martin discusses the U.S. election campaign and the upcoming presidential debate.