On March 1, Concordia University in Montreal evacuated three buildings on its downtown campus because of a bomb threat contained in a vicious letter full of anti-Muslim hate.
On February 27, swastikas were found painted in a classroom at York University in Toronto and Calgary’s Jewish community centre was evacuated because of a bomb threat. Since January 1, 2017, there have been more than 100 bomb threats made to Jewish community centres and Jewish schools across the United States [and several in Canada], mostly in waves. They began on January 9 when 15 JCCs and schools received bomb threats; other waves of threats were reported on January 18, January 31, February 20, February 27 and March 7. [Read more…]