John A. Macdonald
He also discussed John A. Macdonald’s legacy in his first speech to caucus as Tory leader.
That means we have to be willing to be made uncomfortable, and to make others uncomfortable.
It was a rocky reception for the former Tory leader on his home turf.
He said “those kinds of acts of vandalism are not advancing the path towards greater justice and equality."
“These racist monuments don’t deserve space,” demonstrators say.
They also oppose Victoria City Hall's decision to remove his statue.
He criticized a decision to remove a statue of John A. Macdonald.
The announcement reignited heated debate around “problematic” historical figures.
"A strong and dominant national feeling is not a luxury in Canada, it is a necessity."
An upcoming commemorative two-dollar coin will feature Sir John A. Macdonald one one side and, as always, Queen Elizabeth