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Facebook Post: Student and Nova Scotia

facebook post: The issue stems from a Dalhousie Student Union decision not to endorse Canada Day celebrations or hold celebratory events on campus, according to The Chronicle Herald. The decision prompted outcry from some groups, like the Nova Scotia Young Progressive Conservatives, who said in a Facebook post the student union should be helping instill pride in our country, not boycott it on our most significant national holiday. Masuma Khan, a member of the student council executive, is under investigation for an online post that another student alleges discriminated against white people. Khan, a fourth-year international development studies student, called the celebrations an ongoing act of colonialism and used a hashtag that referred to white fragility. I stand by the motion I put forward. Be proud of this country For what, over 400 years of genocide she said. ( As reported in the news.