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LCBO worker who posted security image of feminist online ‘no longer an employee’

Last Updated Jul 15, 2016 at 6:15 pm EDT

An LCBO employee who posted security footage on Facebook is no longer employed by the Crown corporation, CityNews has learned.

The employee posted a screengrab of a woman shopping, outing her as the same woman who confronted men’s rights activists in a 2013 YouTube video that went viral.

“We conducted an investigation and as a result of the investigation we took action with respect to the employee in a matter that reflects the seriousness of the situation,” Christine Bujold, an LCBO spokesperson said.

“That person is no longer an LCBO employee.”

Chanty Binx said she first saw the image of herself on Facebook and it showed her shopping inside of an LCBO store.

She recalls a male employee came up to her and asked her if she needed help finding something.

“I thought it was because I looked utterly confused,” said Binx.

She recalls him being very helpful and even nice. She remembers thanking him for his help.

The image of Binx posted to Facebook says “ladies and gentlemen I present to you Chanty Binx aka “Big Red,” the U of T feminist sensation from about two years ago.”

It goes on to say that the person helped her select something for about five minutes and he deliberately asked her if she needed help to confirm her voice.

“… my God everything checks out,” said the post.


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Binx said her nightmare began after a video showing her confronting men’s rights activists outside of the University of Toronto garnered over 1.2 million views.

Hundreds of ruthless comments were posted on the video including ones uttering death threats or “I hope you die of breast cancer” and “I would love to take a rifle and shoot you dead with it.”

But Binx said she doesn’t regret the things she said.

“I don’t regret doing it and going there but what I do regret is that this is the expected response.”

She says the LCBO photo has caused her fear for her safety.

“I am concerned the more people who see it the more people can harass me and recognize me in public and do something similar to what this LCBO guy did.

“The problem with his kind of harassment is you don’t know what they look like, you don’t know where they live or how far they are willing to go,” she said.

“You are constantly looking over your shoulder.”