Name of Vancouver’s iconic Siwash Rock ‘derogatory’ to First Nations, Stanley Park board says

VANCOUVER — The Siwash Rock in Vancouver’s Stanley Park could be renamed if First Nations agree its name is disrespectful to Aboriginal Peoples.

The park board voted unanimously Wednesday night to work with Coast Salish Nations to determine if the distinctive rock should be renamed, saying it is taking a first step towards righting “acts of dispossession and disrespect.”

Commissioner Catherine Evans proposed the motion and said the Stanley Park intergovernmental working group, which...

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