Guest: Francine Kopun, senior writer
Toronto is in the process of renaming Dundas Street, but some critics think it’s not worth the cost and trouble. Three years after City Hall acted on a petition to change the name due to the actions of its namesake, Henry Dundas, some mayoral candidates are pledging to reopen the debate. Much of it hinges on the role Dundas may have played in delaying the abolition of slavery in the British Empire.
This episode was produced by Alexis Green, Paulo Marques and Raju Mudhar.
Audio sources: BBC, CNN