As times change and we strive to build a better Canada for everyone, we must welcome difficult discussions about who we honour in public spaces versus who we leave to our history books and museums

Public spaces and institutions should inspire us and bring us together.
Sir John A. Macdonald was the first PM of Canada but he was also a key figure in the attempt to brutally wipe out Indigenous peoples.

Taking down a statue of him doesn't erase him from history any more than honouring him out of context erases the horrors he caused.
At the end of the day, we should all remember there is more that unites us than divides us.

We still have a long way to go, but together, we can keep building a better and more inclusive Canada for everyone.
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