The colonial origins of some street and building names in Canada are receiving increased public scrutiny, and discussions are being had about whether some historical figures with views we don’t approve of today should still be memorialized in monuments or statues.
Lindsay Shepherd reviews the five most contentious cases of monuments being removed and places being renamed in 2019.
Did you know we’re a charity? When you support independent media in Canada, you also get a generous tax receipt! Support True North: http://www.tnc.news/donate/
We’re asking readers, like you, to make a contribution in support of True North’s fact-based, independent journalism.
Unlike the mainstream media, True North isn’t getting a government bailout. Instead, we depend on the generosity of Canadians like you.
How can a media outlet be trusted to remain neutral and fair if they’re beneficiaries of a government handout? We don’t think they can.
This is why independent media in Canada is more important than ever. If you’re able, please make a tax-deductible donation to True North today. Thank you so much.
True North is a Canadian digital media platform with a conservative editorial position. Through our journalism, we seek to provide Canadians with fair, accurate, truthful and fact-based news reports, analysis, investigative reports, podcasts, interviews and documentaries. True North journalists are professional, independent and credentialed members of the Independent Press Gallery of Canada. All True North journalists must pledge to respect and uphold the Principles of Conduct laid out in the International Federation of Journalists’ Bordeaux Declaration.