McGill investigates allegations of sexual assault after petition gains over 50,000 signatures

December 18, 2020
CBC reports that McGill University is investigating allegations of sexual assault after a petition started on Monday gained more than 50,000 signatures. The petition alleges that several young women were sexually assaulted in residences and on campus this fall by a first-year student. The petition further alleges that McGill has known about the allegations but not acted. McGill’s deputy provost for student life and learning Fabrice Labeau says that McGill is aware of the allegations and that they are investigating the situation. CBC | Montreal Gazette (QC)