Poll Question: March 22, 2023 to March 28 , 2023
On March 24th Winnipeg City Council voted unanimously to rename streets named after Bishop Vital Justin Grandin for what the CBC reported as “renewed outrage over the lasting harm caused by residential schools.”
Bishop Grandin Boulevard will become Abinojii Mikanah Boulevard means “Children’s Road” in Ojibway
Bishop Grandin Trail will become Awasiak Meskanow Trail which means “Children’s Road” in Cree.
Grandin Street will become Taapweewin Way which means “Truth” in Cree.
Background information –
City council unanimously approves renaming Winnipeg’s Bishop Grandin CBC News, March 24, 2023
Winnipeg Should Choose Education Over Anger in Bishop Grandin Debate Winnipeg Sun, March 23, 2023
Bishop Grandin Epoch Times, March 22, 2023