Edward Cornwallis task force hears clashing views – CBC

by ahnationtalk on June 12, 201930 Views

Some call for controversial governor to have more recognition, others say less

Jun 12, 2019

Halifax’s task force looking into how to commemorate Edward Cornwallis heard conflicting recommendations from the public Tuesday night.

The second of four sessions was held at Saint Mary’s University and about 40 people attended.

The statue of the city’s controversial first governor was taken down 18 months ago and put into storage.

Some of the presenters at Tuesday’s session were adamant the statue be returned to its original setting in a south-end park or to another public space.

Read More: https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/nova-scotia/edward-cornwallis-task-force-clashing-recommendations-1.5171744

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