Ishmael N. Daro “Someone Has Been Anonymously Sending Tons Of Sex Toys To Canadian Universities” https://www.buzzfeed.com/ishmaeldaro/mysterious-sex-toys-are-the-best-kind-of-sex-toys
Alanna Rizza “Anonymous Packages Sent to the RSU Contains Sex Toys” https://theeyeopener.com/2018/01/anonymous-packages-sent-to-the-rsu-contain-sex-toys/
Alanna Rizza “Dildos Sent to Student Unions Across Canada” https://theeyeopener.com/2018/01/dildos-sent-to-student-union-across-canada/
Finally, the reps at Lakehead contacted the RCMP, who looked into the matter. After speaking with Amazon, Ching said the RCMP told her that some ambitious Amazon sellers were trying to inflate their sales numbers on the website by sending the unsolicited items out en masse.
An Amazon spokesperson said the company investigated and suspended the sellers.
"We have confirmed the sellers involved did not receive names or shipping addresses from Amazon. We remove sellers in violation of our policies, withhold payments, and work with law enforcement to take appropriate action," the spokesperson said in a statement.
The free swag stopped showing up about two weeks ago. How exactly the scheme worked, or how the recipients were chosen, is still a mystery, though.