Rename British Columbia to something less colonial and racist.

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Jennifer Mathison
4 days ago
British Columbia is a colonial double whammy of a name that's got to go. To avoid an upheaval for businesses (especially small ones), it would help if the new name could retain the BC abbreviation. If a First Nations name cannot be found, how about "Bonacascadia", like Bonavista? Or "Bona Cascadia", with slightly different pronunciation, as per Latin linguistics? In either case, it's a vast improvement and rolls off the tongue when you say it five times fast -- try it for yourself!

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Lise FJ
3 weeks ago
Its time

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Charles Hilton
Aug 4, 2021
IT IS WELL OVER THE TIME TO END "COLONIALISM" - THIS IS 2021 - "TIME TO CHANGE THE BC NAME"

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Helena Knezickova
Aug 3, 2021
I would like to see the new name rooting in the Chinook jargon

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Rain Stone
Sep 22, 2020
The English came to these shores and to this day continue their colonial occupation. End white stupidity by teaching Canada's real history to our white Canadian children so they don't grow up as stupid as our politicians.
Change the name of British Columbia to a name chosen by Native Elders.

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Anita Kali Rafidi
Sep 21, 2020
We also need to get free of the Queen

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Tom Kemple
1 year ago
We can remember our colonial roots while changing our name.

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Paul Malcolm
1 year ago
Yes!

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Marshall Davidson
1 year ago
Growing up in Canada even though Im white whenever we learned anything about first nations/indigenous people thats what interested me the most because it is the history of the original people of this land and honestly i'm starting to cry writing this because of how sad it is how unfairly the indigenous people of canada have been treated and I hope as many things possible get renamed so at least in name we can reclaim the land for first nations people and their culture

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Leslie Varley
1 year ago
Renaming this province will not rid of us the shameful legacy of oppressive colonization, but it will show a commitment to reconciliation.