Canada’s coat of arms was adopted by royal proclamation 100 years ago, and some say it’s overdue for a redesign.
Nunavut’s new MP, Lori Idlout, said she was asked by the Capital Current, a Carleton University student journalism publication, about updating the coat of arms to be more representative of First Nations, Inuit and Métis, and expressed her support for it.
“It’s not an initiative that I’m leading. It’s something that I’ve responded to and that I completely support because it is important to start acknowledging the territories that we are on in Canada,” she told CBC.
Idlout is the NDP’s critic
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