130 academics and historians sign letter defending John A Macdonald’s legacy

As Sir John A Macdonald’s name is stripped from public edifices and statues of him are taken down or vandalized, a group of Canadian academics is defending the honour of Canada’s first prime minister. The Macdonald-Laurier Institute ran a full-page ad commemorating Macdonald’s life and legacy in the National Post Monday, coinciding with Macdonald’s birthday. […]