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University in Canada Asks White People Not to Apply for Admin Position

University in Canada Asks White People Not to Apply for Admin Position

“will be restricted to racially visible persons and Aboriginal Peoples at this time”

Substitute any other group and this would probably qualify as a hate crime in Canada.

The Daily Caller reports:

Whites Need Not Apply For Canadian University Job

Whites need not apply for the position of vice-provost student affairs at Halifax’s Dalhousie University.

The university is seeking only “racially visible persons and Aboriginal Peoples” for the job, the National Post reports.

In a memo to Dalhousie students and staff, Provost Carolyn Watters said the plan is to hire someone who fulfills the university’s affirmative action program.

“We have embarked on the process of selecting a new vice-provost student affairs,” Watters wrote, explaining that the job search “will be restricted to racially visible persons and Aboriginal Peoples at this time.”

The memo has been confirmed by others in the university’s administration. Human Resource VP Jasmine Walsh, told the Post that Dalhousie has a policy of being “deliberate and proactive” when hiring in order to be more inclusive.

“This is a position where we’re looking across our senior admin ranks at Dalhousie, we note that there are representation gaps for racialized and Indigenous People, and so the decision was made to try and target our recruitment efforts to find qualified candidates who will help to increase our representation in the senior ranks,” Walsh said.

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since When did race or ethnicity become a qualification

And Affirmative Action worked really well in the US, didn’t it?

I hope some otherwise qualified white person applies and sues. Although I have no idea what anti-discrimination laws there might be in Canada.

About thirty years ago, I was turned down for a job with the Ontario government because it was only open to “women and visible minorities”. The government’s advertising even had a “human rights exemption” number.

I was subsequently offered a nine month contract, training the person who got hired. (even today, recounting this is bad for my blood pressure)

“Racially visible persons”? WTF does that mean? For anyone who has functioning eyes, everyone is “racially visible”.

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