Andrew Scheer's free speech pledge wouldn't apply in Toronto case: spokesman - 2017-08-16

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F0.png Andrew Scheer's free speech pledge wouldn't apply in Toronto case: spokesman August 16, 2017, Stephanie Levitz, Canadian Press, Chronicle Journal

A pledge by Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer to yank federal funding from universities that fail to uphold free speech wouldn't apply to a decision by the University of Toronto to ban a nationalist rally from campus, his spokesman said Wednesday.

"No," was Jake Enwright's answer when asked whether the university's move would risk its federal funding under a Scheer government.

While Enwright could not articulate exactly why the decision to bar the Canadian Nationalist Party event didn't meet the threshold, he said Scheer will be working with universities to prevent loopholes for events that risk violating Canadian law.

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{{cite news | first = Stephanie | last = Levitz | title = Andrew Scheer's free speech pledge wouldn't apply in Toronto case: spokesman | url = http://www.chroniclejournal.com/news/national/andrew-scheer-s-free-speech-pledge-wouldn-t-apply-in/article_d12c56ed-4048-5153-9a0a-c9207e7917cb.html | work = Canadian Press | publisher = Chronicle Journal | date = August 16, 2017 | accessdate = April 25, 2019 }}