Letter: If we want reconciliation, start with renaming New Westminster


Re: New West wants more Indigenous names considered for city streets, Record, April 18

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I applaud the city council for considering indigenous street names. 

However, bringing our attention to pre-colonial times should not stop with the naming of a few new streets which most people will never see. 

Is there a more “colonial name” place name than “New Westminster, British Columbia.” 

If were are working to accelerating the reconciliation process, let’s start with the renaming of our province and our city.

Dale Darychuk, New Westminster

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