After evacuation due to suspicious package, McGill University lets students back into buildings


McGill University says an incident involving a suspicious package has ended and that teaching will gradually resume at multiple buildings that were evacuated Tuesday morning. 

In an update at 11 a.m., Montreal police said the object was "not threatening" after sending its tactical team to investigate.

#McGill | Incident closed. Access to Leacock, Dawson Hall, McCall-MacBain buildings are now permitted. Teaching activities will gradually resume as scheduled.

— McGill University (@mcgillu) September 14, 2021

Earlier Tuesday morning, Montreal police said they received a 911 call about a suspicious package around 7:30 a.m., which prompted the Dawson Hall, McCall MacBain Arts, and the Leacock buildings to be evacuated. 

Classes in thos buildings temporarily cancelled. 


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