The Ottawa Public Library has cancelled this weekend's screening of a controversial documentary, Killing Europe, after complaints the film was thinly disguised hate speech against Muslims and immigrants.
"I am letting you know that I have been working with the city solicitor about concerns brought forward by the Ottawa district labour council, unions, residents, board members and friends," Coun. Tim Tierney, who is chairman of the library's board of directors, said in an email. "I had asked the CEO to review and address the concerns expressed."
"I can now report that the rental of the room will not take place."