The controversy around naming buildings, it’s actually a good debate
By Andrew CardozoSep. 11, 2017
We need to welcome the debate and not hurl insults at those we disagree with. This is an opportunity to understand discrimination present and past. Second, as we become a more egalitarian and diverse society, the dominant group and culture cannot have the only say or the final say on who and what is important.
Sir John A. Macdonald, first prime minister of Canada. Photograph courtesy of Notman & Son/Library and Archives Canada
OTTAWA—Sir John A. Macdonald: yes or no? It goes well beyond our first prime minister.
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