Statement from President Gertler: Racist slur defaces poster at Hart House

President Gertler has spoken out against an incident of racism at Hart House this week. U of T News reports: 

"A student poster associated with an exhibit at Hart House has been defaced with a racial slur against Indigenous peoples.

Campus police are investigating how the slur came to be scrawled across the poster over the weekend – and Toronto Police Services has opened an investigation.

“This is a despicable act of racism against Indigenous peoples that has no place in our community – or anywhere else in this country,” President Meric Gertler said. “I am at a loss to understand how someone could commit such a hateful act.”"

UTL is shocked and saddened by this incident and shares President Gertler's deep concern.

[read the full story at U of T News]