Tuesday March 25th, 2014-SAIA, National Council of Canadian Muslims and Laurie Petrou

York Community Report: News Now correspondent Haseena Manek provides exerts from the press conference held by York University’s Students Against Israeli Apartheid (SAIA). The community leaders and activists discuss restriction of free speech and demonstration on campus. For more information please visit their Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/SAIA.York

Feature Report: Haseena Manek spoke with Ihsaan Gardee who is the executive director of the National Council of Canadian Muslims (NCCM). They discuss the recent notice initiating a libel suit against the Prime Ministers office for defamatory language. For more information please visit http://www.nccm.ca to take a look at their work and the outline for this case.

Independent Arts and Culture Report: News Now correspondent Fakiha Baig speaks with Ryerson University Professor Laurie Petrou about ‘Boys will be Boys’ which is her project that explores gender stereotypes. She talks about the sometimes inflexible means by which we often see the world, particularly with respects to gender. For more information please visit her website at http://www.breakgendermolds.com or follow her on Twitter @lauriepetrou

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