Cancel Culture

Marquette University threatens to rescind a student’s acceptance over pro-Trump TikTok video

Marquette University threatened to cancel an incoming freshman’s admission after she posted a TikTok video supporting President Donald Trum

Mia Cathell Mia Cathell

Noted authors demand end to censorship and cancel culture

The letter was signed by Noam Chomsky, Margaret Atwood, JK Rowling, Salman Rushdie, Malcolm Gladwell, Jonathan Haidt, and dozens more writers, journalists and academics.

Quinn Patrick Quinn Patrick

BC Mountie under review by RCMP for blackface jokes

RCMP is reviewing the online behaviour of a police officer in Kamloops who made blackface jokes while receiving skincare treatment.

Sam Edwards Sam Edwards

Education council accuses white member of 'racist behaviour' for holding a black baby on his lap

A white man holding a black baby while council discussed the topic of integration is being alleged as an act of racism.

Libby Emmons Libby Emmons

J.K. Rowling fires back at critics with new Twitter thread on mental illness

Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling took to Twitter early Sunday morning to fire back at people who have berated her on a number of sensitive topics, including allegations that she made light of mental illness.

Collin Jones Collin Jones

Owen Jones says 'cancel culture' doesn't exist—facts say otherwise

The Guardian columnist Owen Jones took to Twitter on Sunday morning to express his view that "cancel culture" does not exist, but is rather a strategy used by those with large platforms to shut down other who criticize them.

Collin Jones Collin Jones

Twitter blacklists the term 'blacklist' and other 'racist' terms

"Whitelist" is now "allowlist," for example, while "blacklist" is now "denylist," and "master/slave" is now “leader/follower” among other variations.

Mia Cathell Mia Cathell

Washington Redskins to review team name after pressured by major corporations—Nike removes their merch online

A 2016 Washington Post poll of 504 Native Americans found that nine of 10 were not offended by the Redskins name.

Roberto Wakerell-Cruz Roberto Wakerell-Cruz

As the Fourth of July approaches, The New York Times compares America to Nazi Germany and tries to cancel Mount Rushmore

You read that right— the gray lady seems hellbent on dismantling the country by churning out sophomoric hot takes that would make even Brian Stelter blush.

Libby Emmons and Barrett Wilson Libby Emmons and Barrett Wilson

Canadian activists seek to change names of 'racist' and 'sexist' mountains

The names of several hiking trails in Alberta are being looked into as some members of Alberta's climbing community want them to be changed.

Quinn Patrick Quinn Patrick

City of Regina puts TRIGGER WARNING on statue of Sir John A. Macdonald—just in time for Canada Day

A statue of Sir John A. MacDonald in Regina's Victoria Park has become the subject of debate, prompting the City of Regina to place a plaque with a "trigger warning" on it.

Quinn Patrick Quinn Patrick

Iranian-Canadian man fired after speaking out against honour killings

A man was released from his position at a top Vancouver prep school for sharing a condemnation of Iranian honour killings on his personal Facebook page.

Libby Emmons Libby Emmons

Barstool owner RIPS cancel culture after woke mob calls him a racist over Kaepernick comments

The video was posted after the woke mob discovered that Portnoy made off-colour jokes about NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick, calling him "an ISIS guy."

Roberto Wakerell-Cruz Roberto Wakerell-Cruz

Reddit bans over 2,000 subs, forcing users to migrate to more fringe environments like 4chan's /pol/

Within minutes of the bans, posts could be seen from Redditfugees, who are now in a position where they have to share a platform with potential white supremacists.

Roberto Wakerell-Cruz Roberto Wakerell-Cruz

UBC embraces cancel culture at its own peril

Sooner or later, people must realize that what seems like a mountain of complaint letters, are actually a vocal minority, spouting a plethora of defamatory statements.

Angelo Isidorou Angelo Isidorou