The monument of the city’s controversial founder can be used as an educational tool for taking a closer look at past myths that have shaped our nation’s history.
Many have called for this statue of Halifax founder Edward Cornwallis in a city park to be removed because of the British officer's treatment of Indigenous peoples in the 1700s. Photograph courtesy of David Kirsch
OTTAWA—There has been a lot of controversy recently in Halifax over a statue of Edward Cornwallis, the city’s founder.
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