Student contests U of T’s investment in tobacco stocks

E-BUTT petitions universities to divest their tobacco stocks

Thursday, January 18th, 2007

Cigarettes and Money

It took over three months for Tyler Ward to confirm his suspicions that the University of Toronto holds over $10 million in global tobacco company stocks.

Now Ward is encouraging U of T and other universities to divest 100 per cent of their tobacco and tobacco-related stocks and bonds and implement a policy specifically forbidding investment in such industries. (read more)

Professor speaks to students about war in Lebanon

Thursday, January 18th, 2007

As part of his North American tour, Professor As’ad Abukhalil spoke at King’s University College on “The Israeli War on Lebanon” Monday night.

Abukhalil is the author of four books on Middle East issues and a frequent contributor to major news outlets. (read more)

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Thursday, January 18th, 2007

International Criminal Court judge visits Western
Tomorrow afternoon, Judge Philippe Kirsch will speak to the Faculty of Law at Western about the challenges and prospects of the International Criminal Court. (read more)

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