27 minutes | Oct 23rd 2020

The Faculty of Law & Removal of Sir John A. MacDonald’s Name

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In this episode of Campus Beat, we are joined by Dr. Mark Walters, Dean and Professor of Law in the Faculty of Law at Queen’s University.  We discuss the motivations and recommendations made to remove Canada’s first Prime Minister, Sir John A. MacDonald’s name from the law school’s building at Queen’s.  Mark sheds light on the work of the Advisory Committee including the public consultation process, the Committee’s final report, and recommendations made by Dr. Walters and Principal Patrick Deane to the Queen’s Board of Trustees.  The Board of Trustees approved the decision to remove MacDonald’s name on Monday October 19th 2020.  
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