Despite support from community members and political figures, there are students who disagree with the decision
The recommendations include reconsidering Eggy the Ram, educating the community on Egerton Ryerson’s history and furthering Black and Indigenous scholarship
‘With a new name, the university can boldly move forward, guided by our institutional values and principles of commemoration,’ the Task Force’s final report reads
If only Ryerson cared about Indigenous reconciliation as much as their brand recognition
From the RSU’s Colonialism 150 project to the creation of the Standing Strong Task Force, the Ryerson community has been talking about reconciliation for years.
“Technology and design are part of our daily lives and they also have to be part of our change-making process”
Ryerson president Mohamed Lachemi said the statue “will not be restored or replaced”
The growing movement aims to fast track the university’s reconciliation efforts, which Indigenous community members say has been slow-moving and inadequate