Douglas Todd: The many things Lindsay Shepherd is not

Metro Vancouver-raised Lindsay Shepherd, 24, has been accused of many unseemly things in the past year.

But a sit-down with the former Sir Wilfrid Laurier University teaching assistant, who was thrust into the news in late 2017 when she exposed the way her Ontario professors accused her of creating a “toxic environment” in her class after raising the issue of gender pronouns, quickly reveals there is no substance to the demonized portrait.