Montreal, Canada: White Supremacist Plaque Removed
Community members removed and destroyed a Heritage Canada plaque celebrating colonial genocide early this morning (August 21, 2017) in Montreal.
Originally published at Montreal Counter-Information.
Inspired by the popular removal of racist monuments across North America in the wake of Charlottesville, and in solidarity with the anti-racists confronting the white supremicist group La Meute in Quebec City today, community members removed and destroyed a Heritage Canada plaque celebrating colonial genocide early this morning in Montreal. They replaced it with a notice commemorating the people killed on the site and honouring resistance to colonialism and to white supremacy. There are many similar monuments in Montreal, just waiting to be taken down …