Ottawa Citizen

A group of Carleton University students has apologized and will face punishment from the university after two of them were photographed parading around in offensive tank tops that mocked the school’s campaign against harassment and discrimination.

As many as 16 Carleton University students are now facing sanctions from the school.

“Such behaviour is not acceptable and extremely disappointing to the broader Carleton community,” university president Roseann O’Reilly Runte said in a statement Monday. “Sanctions will be issued subsequent to individual meetings.”

It’s not known what the punishment will entail.

Sunday’s incident began when Ottawa lawyer Leslie Robertson photographed two young men, both university Frosh Week facilitators, wearing tank tops emblazoned with the words “F— Safe Space” on front and “Or Me” on the back. They were outside a row of houses near Bronson and Sunnyside avenues, just off campus.

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