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New tribute to a complex leader: Calgary society prepares to unveil Winston Churchill monument

While still premier, Kenney announced statue's location on government property

CBC NewsJanet French

A towering Second World War figure with a contentious history is about to make a reappearance in Calgary. 

On June 6, a nearly three-metre-tall bronze statue of Britain's wartime prime minister Winston Churchill will be unveiled on the grounds of a historic Calgary building that houses Alberta government offices.

The province spent $60,000 to prepare the McDougall Centre site but the bulk of costs are being paid by the Sir Winston Churchill Society of Calgary, whose members spent years fundraisin…

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CBC NewsJanet French, Posted: May 14, 2024 8:00 AM EDT | Last Updated: 14 minutes ago
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