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Anti-Racism Rally: Canadian History and Monuments Honouring

anti-racism rally: The defacement was captured in a video posted online, according to CTV. In an accompanying statement, a group claimed responsibility. The monument was spray painted red. In the statement, the group said that while they were not affiliated with any of the organizations involved in Sunday's anti-racism rally, their motive for the vandalism was inspired in part by movements in the USA to target public symbols of white supremacy such as Confederate statues. Statues and monuments honouring some of Canada's founders have been criticized in recent years, with activists pointing to their treatment of the country's First Nations and other minorities as black marks on Canadian history. The statement was posted to the Facebook page of Sunday's demonstration by activist Jaggi Singh. ( As reported in the news.