Canadian Coast Guard working with Indigenous group to rename Edward Cornwallis icebreaker
A statue of Halifax's founder Edward Cornwallis has been removed from a park in the city. Controversy over his so-called scalping proclamation that offered a cash bounty to anyone who killed a Mi'kmaw person prompted the removal of the statue.
Halifax said 'goodbye' to this statue of their controversial founder, Edward Cornwallis, today. After council voted have the statue taken down, crews spent the day removing it from its place in Cornwallis Park.