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The Cost of Free Speech

I saw something on my news feed last week (Twitter feed to be exact) that I didn’t know still existed. On Sunday, July 9th, The Klu Klux Klan held a rally to protest the removal of a statue of Confederate General Robert E. 1,218 more words

Grace

Halifax council disrupted after mayor reads declaration from 'Removing Cornwallis' protesters

Mayor Mike Savage started off Halifax city council Tuesday in an unusual way – by reading a statement given to him over the weekend by a group of protestors known as  332 more words

News

Halifax mayor can't commit to all demands of group that wants Cornwallis statue toppled

Halifax Mayor Mike Savage will read a call to action from Mi’kmaq protesters who want the statue of Edward Cornwallis taken down into the record at Tuesday’s regional council meeting. 663 more words

News

Protesters claim victory as controversial Halifax statue is draped in tarp

Protesters who pledged to remove a statue of Halifax’s controversial founder Saturday say they came away victorious after the monument to Edward Cornwallis was covered in a tarp. 798 more words

Canada

‘Tearing Down Canada’s History’

“A call for the removal of the Edward Cornwallis statue in Halifax has reached an all-time high {Evidence?}, with a protest planned for Saturday.

“The ‘Facebook’ event “Removing Cornwallis” is calling for the {ILLEGAL} removal of the former governor’s statue in Cornwallis Park, with a gathering there scheduled for Saturday, July 15 from noon to 3 p.m. 491 more words

Aboriginal Narrative

‘Tearing Down Canada’s History’

“A call for the removal of the Edward Cornwallis statue in Halifax has reached an all-time high {Evidence?}, with a protest planned for Saturday.

“The ‘Facebook’ event “Removing Cornwallis” is calling for the {ILLEGAL} removal of the former governor’s statue in Cornwallis Park, with a gathering there scheduled for Saturday, July 15 from noon to 3 p.m. 490 more words

Aboriginal Narrative

Mi'kmaq leaders urge calm as protest to remove Halifax's Cornwallis statue goes ahead

Organizers say a weekend protest calling for a statue of Halifax’s controversial founder to be toppled will proceed as planned, despite objections from some Mi’kmaq leaders. 858 more words

Canada