John A. Macdonald statue: Put it back, move it or drop it in the river? – Montreal Gazette

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John A. Macdonald statue: Put it back, move it or drop it in the river? – Montreal Gazette

by ahnationtalk on August 31, 202047 Views

Opinions are divided on what to do with it once the vandalized statue of Canada’s first prime minister has been restored

Aug 31, 2020

Should Sir John A. be put back on his pedestal?

The long-simmering controversy over the legacy of Canada’s first prime minister boiled over Saturday, when protesters toppled the 125-year-old statue of Macdonald in downtown Montreal.

Mayor Valérie Plante strongly condemned the act of vandalism.

“Such gestures cannot be accepted nor tolerated,” she tweeted.

“Whatever one might think of John A. Macdonald,” said Premier François Legault, such acts have “no place in our democracy and the statue must be restored.”

Read More: https://montrealgazette.com/news/local-news/time-for-john-a-to-go

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