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    Nova Scotia Professor Fired, Then Fined

    An Acadia University Professor, Rick Mehta, who was fired last year has now lost a $50,000 settlement. An arbitrator ruled he had repeatedly breached an agreement with the University in a series of tweets. CBC has the story of the arbitration, but the real story is why he was fired in the first place. At that time, the Wolfville, N.S., university alleged he harassed and intimidated colleagues and students, breached privacy and failed to teach required course material. Mehta said, in response, the university used its harassment and discrimination policies to suppress his dissent against the school’s “social justice” agenda. He said: “By definition, if we’re committing to one point of…