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Indigenous, Politics, Society

Another statue controversy in Canada: Samuel de Champlain

The 17th century French explorer Samuel de Champlain has long been lauded in Canadian history books as opening up Canada through his travels into the then unexplored interior of the country. In the quiet and picturesque city of Orillia, Ontario, »

Indigenous, Politics, Society

Statue of historic B.C. justice is removed

Another statue of a now-controversial historical figure has been removed from a public square in British Columbia. As members from local First Nations cheered, a monument to B.C.’s first chief justice, Matthew Begbie, was removed from the New Westminster provincial »