McMaster, UOttawa, UWindsor, Western meet with protesters from encampments

Several institutions in Ontario engaged in talks this week with the protesters who have set up campus encampments. After meeting with McMaster University, a spokesperson for the Solidarity for Palestinians Human Rights group stated that the discussions were “a good start.” Both the University of Ottawa and the University of Windsor reached out to encampment organizers to arrange meetings this week. UWindsor President Robert Gordon stated that he would like to speak to the protesters about what they would like to accomplish and to use the talks as an opportunity to listen and learn. Western University also met this week with student representatives of the encampment on its campus and indicated that Western would like to continue these talks moving forward.

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