Author Topic: Teachers’ union pushing to strip Sir John A. Macdonald’s name from schools  (Read 1752 times)

clutch

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"Teachers’ union pushing to strip Sir John A. Macdonald’s name from Ontario schools"

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The ETFO is pushing to remove Sir John A Macdonald's name from schools, saying Canada's first Prime Minister committed genocide.

http://globalnews.ca/news/3691946/etfo-is-pushing-to-remove-sir-john-a-macdonalds-name-from-ontario-schools/


I wouldn't be surprised to see people wanting to remove George Washington names / portraits / statues in US.
(I just looked up and found this)

"Hotel removes portraits of Robert E. Lee and George Washington"

http://www.whsv.com/content/news/441562053.html


So where do we stop?


rkbabang

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In times like these you've got to feel bad for someone named Robert Lee (even if he's asian).

ESPN Pulls Announcer Robert Lee From Virginia Game Because of His Name
https://www.nytimes.com/2017/08/23/business/media/robert-lee-university-virginia-charlottesville.html