By Cindy Tran THE CANADIAN PRESS OTTAWA- An Ottawa thoroughfare currently named after Canada’s first prime minister is expected to receive a new Indigenous name later this year, the National Capital Commission said Thursday. “I’m fully supportive of this decision,” Ottawa Mayor Mark Sutcliffe said Thursday after the commission’s board of directors unanimously approved the recommendation to move forward with renaming the Sir John A. Macdonald Parkway. “I think this is something that Canadians and residents of Ottawa can be proud of once this process is complete,” Sutcliffe said. In June 2021, three Ottawa city councillors sent a letter to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau urging the federal government to facilitate an Indigenous-led consultation process to rename the parkway. They wrote the letter after ground-penetrating radar located some 200 suspected unmarked
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