As UBC, McGill navigate pro-Palestine encampments, U of T, UOttawa warn against their creation

As the University of British Columbia and McGill University address encampments on campus set up to protest against the war in Gaza, the University of Toronto and the University of Ottawa are warning against the creation of such encampments. At McGill, pro-Palestinian activists have refused to leave an encampment erected on campus. The university has requested police assistance to remove the protestors. An encampment has reportedly been set up by protestors that include students and other Vancouver residents at the University of British Columbia. According to the Vancouver Sun, protestors are calling on the university to divest and cut its ties with three Israeli universities. UBC spokesman Matthew Ramsey said that the university is monitoring and assessing the situation. The University of Toronto and the University of Ottawa have warned students that encampments on their campuses will not be tolerated.

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