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Author: Shaked Karabelnicoff


‘Names Hurt’: Confronting the embedded racism in Ottawa streets and landmarks linked to slavery

In the wake of the North America-wide anti-racism protests spawned by the Minneapolis police killing of George Floyd, Canada has seen a growing movement to highlight systems of oppression and systemic racism. As a part of this, citizens have begun to question the symbols around Canadian cities that honour racist figures and they are pushing for renaming's.
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In The News: Tuesday, Oct. 6

Expect a high of 17ºC and a low tonight of 10ºC. There will be a mix of sun and cloud throughout the day, with a 40 per cent change of showers late this afternoon, according to Environment Canada. Catherine Kitts elected councillor in Cumberland byelection Catherine Kitts will take a seat on Ottawa’s city council after winning as the new representative...