john a macdonald

Statue of James Cook with red paint

John A. MacDonald was a start

On Saturday, August 29th, a group of activists in Kanien’kehá:ka territory gathered to demand the defunding of police. As the demonstration was coming to an end, a group scaled the…

Victoria to remove statue of John A. Macdonald

Statue could start coming down as soon as Saturday A little over a year since UVic removed the name of Joseph Trutch from one of its residency buildings, the City…

Lecture and panel discuss the power of street names

Even with benches borrowed from exhibits, the Legacy Art Gallery was standing room only on the evening of Sept. 14 for “The Urban Streetscape as Political Cosmos,” a free lecture…

Out with the old

EDITORIAL: Why John has to go The question: should we rename public monuments/institutions named after problematic people? Our answer: obviously. For anyone who hasn’t been living under a rock (or…