The destiny of two toppled statues on the grounds of the Manitoba legislature stays unclear.
The statues of Queen Elizabeth and Queen Victoria had been introduced down with ropes on Canada Day by demonstrators who had been protesting the deaths of Indigenous kids at residential colleges.
The top on the Queen Victoria statue was eliminated and dumped in a river earlier than being recovered.
The Manitoba authorities says the statues have been taken away and are being assessed for harm.
Winnipeg police say they’re investigating, however no expenses have been laid.
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Federal Conservative politicians in Manitoba have written to Premier Brian Pallister to induce the federal government to revive the statues rapidly.
“Vandalism on the legislature and the burning of locations of worship in provinces throughout Canada are prison acts opposite to reconciliation,” reads the letter signed by the eight Conservative members of Parliament in Manitoba, in addition to by Eric Melillo, MP for Kenora in northwestern Ontario.
“We can not enable a small variety of people to subvert our democracy or erode our democratic establishments. Due to this fact, we respectfully request that the statues … be repaired and restored to the legislative grounds as quickly as attainable.”