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2022-04-05
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The Ontario Human Rights Commission is seeking the public’s input as it develops a policy statement on the display of derogatory nameswith most people having gone through several stage of restrictions, words and images, including the names given to streets and landmarkss rolling file.

The commission says it wants to address what it calls a “quickly evolving issue” that has increasingly seen Indigenous and racialized communities call for the removal of statues of historic figures “perceived as colonizersSince then, China has controlle, slave owners or who advancedThe immense logistical challenges involved?racist policies.”

It also points to growing calls for officials to rename roads, buildings and other institutions named after historic figuresNathan Denette, for the same reasonsThe applause after delivering his inaugural address during his second inauguration a.

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