Renaming Macdonald Hall: Progressive or a disservice to our national history?
By: Rowan Dunne The name of 'Canada's first prime minister could come down from a University of Windsor student residence. Advocates of the renaming of Sir John A. Macdonald Hall view Macdonald's character as questionable and his decisions during his term of leadership to be deplorable. A UWindsor alumnus launched a petition who believes that the name of the hall should be changed because he does not feel that Macdonald was a respectable man, primarily due to his involvement with the creation of the residential school system and the oppression and abuse of Indigenous people. The petition's success and the