UToronto student exec. arrested during Tamil blockade

Student union staffer faces charges after participating in blockage of Toronto highway

The executive director of the University of Toronto Students Union was arrested recently while participating in a blockade of a busy Toronto highway earlier this month, reports The Varsity.

Angela Regnier, a former national vice-chair of the Canadian Federation of Students, was arrested on Mother’s Day as she participated in the blockade of a major Toronto highway to protest against the actions of the Sri Lanka government during fighting against the Tamil Tigers.

Regnier is charged with mischief and “interference with property.”