Why is Canada's first Prime Minister so controversial?
"Our school takes pride in being a safe space for all students and staff."
Demonstrators vandalized a John A. Macdonald statue in Queen's Park during a Black Lives Matter march in Toronto, calling for the defunding of the city's law enforcement.
Let us build more statues so we can celebrate Canadians who, for all their faults, fought hard to make this country a better place.
The statue of Macdonald had its hands painted in red paint, which is presumably an allusion to the fact that some Canadians argue that the country's first prime minister had blood on his hands.
A statue of Sir John A. MacDonald in Regina's Victoria Park has become the subject of debate, prompting the City of Regina to place a plaque with a "trigger warning" on it.
Local politicians in Kitchener, Ontario have said that they will not remove the red paint from a statue of Sir John A. Macdonald after it was desecrated for a second time.
The Sir John A. MacDonald statue was vandalized in Queen's Park in downtown Toronto. This is the second MacDonald statue to be vandalized in the last week.
The John A. MacDonald statue in Montreal has become the subject of controversy in the wake of the protests regarding the murder of George Floyd.
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