The search and destroy mission targeting Sir John A. Macdonald, does nothing to redress past wrongs. Instead, it stokes the flames of division by refusing to embrace the true meaning of reconciliation.
The decision by Victoria City Council to get rid of a statue of our first prime minister John A. Macdonald does nothing for truth and reconciliation, writes Sheila Copps. Photograph courtesy of Wikimedia Commons
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