Controversial Chilliwack, B.C., school trustee calls local journalists R-word in online post

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Controversial Chilliwack, B.C., school trustee calls local journalists R-word in online post

Post by IceCube » Wed Nov 25, 2020 2:52 am

Chilliwack, B.C., school trustee Barry Neufeld is the target of a new petition and other public calls for him to resign after a comment he made on Facebook.

Neufeld, who has made headlines in the past for his stance on issues relating to gender identity, transgender people and SOGI 123, had made a post Thursday night about the Chilliwack Progress newspaper.

In a now-deleted post, Neufeld said the paper should be called the Chilliwack Regress and then called a reporter, the editor-in-chief and the publisher the “R-word” slur that’s used against people with intellectual disabilities.

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Video shows reporter asking if he'd like to apologize. He replied by saying that he was referring to adults, not children. Yup, that comment made it all better alright.

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