Vaughan mayor ‘disappointed’ after Pierre Trudeau’s statue vandalized
The statue of former prime minister Pierre Trudeau in a Vaughan park has been vandalized for the second time in two months.
The statue, in Pierre Elliott Trudeau Park near Bathurst Street and Clark Avenue, was sprayed with white paint and has the word “pedo” written on its base.
“I am disappointed to learn acts of vandalism are taking place in our city as these actions do not reflect the values Vaughan stands for,” Mayor Maurizio Bevilacqua tweeted Sunday.
In an attachment to his tweet, Bevilacqua said that the late Trudeau “created opportunities for Canadians and newcomers,” allowing them to “live peacefully and free from discrimination.”
“These values must continue to be reflected in our city and country as we continue to build a fair, just and compassionate society,”…