University Expresses Sympathy Following Nova Scotia Shootings


The University of Guelph community joins other Canadians in mourning after fatal weekend shootings in Nova Scotia.

At least 16 people were killed across the province April 18-19 in the worst mass shooting in Canadian history.

As with flags being lowered at federal and city government buildings, U of G has lowered its flags to half-mast to honour the victims of this tragedy and to express solidarity with communities across Nova Scotia and Canada.

University counselling services and other supports are available to assist students and employees, including the following:

  • Student Counselling Services, Ext. 53244
  • Good2Talk Helpline, 1-866-925-5454
  • Employee assistance program for faculty and staff, 1-800-265-8310
  • Multi-Faith Resource Team, Ext. 58909