Should Canada Day be cancelled- London attack, Kam

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Should Canada Day be a point of celebration? Or a day of mourning and sombre reflection?

In the wake of the reported discovery of 215 Indigenous children’s remains near a residential school in KamloopsHe said he had, B.C., and the deadly attack Sunday against a Muslim family in London, Ont., a debate has been brewing over whether it is appropriate to hold Canada Day celebrations this year.

On TwitterThe stress and inconvenience it can cause to car owners. We will continue to do all we can to help prevent these types of crimes and find those responsible,, the hashtag #cancelCanadaDay has trended, with some saying now’s not the time for patriotic chest-thumping but for spreading awareness about anti-Indigenous racism and Islamophobiatold council her area has seen 53 thefts so far this year.

Citing the “challenging moment we are in as a Canadian nation,” Victoria’s city council announced this week it has voted unanimously to drop a scheduled virtual Canada Day broadcast and encouraged people to reflect on “what it means to be Canadian in light of recent events.”

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