Honestly, we’re embarrassed. When Kingston makes National news, we always hope that it is to showcase the all of the great attributes of our city. After the weekend, that was not the case.
As you may have heard, vandals slashed the tires of MP Mark Gerresten and poured red paint on the car of Arthur Milnes, a local historian. They even burned Canadian and tossed it under his car.
No one is sure who or why this was done, but many believe it was to express their objections to Macdonald’s 19th century policies toward indigenous peoples.
CKWS TV’s Morgan Campbell reported on this story as it broke and was first to call into the Rudy & Jenn morning show to comment on her feelings and observations on this event. Her perspective is one that, I believe, all of us share.