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Munk Senior Fellow Shuvaloy Majumdar joins MLI’s newest Senior Fellow Jamil Jivani to discuss the recent controversy of the John A. Macdonald statue and why it doesn’t represent the wishes of all people of colour in Canada.

They also go on to discuss Majumder’s foreign policy career and how this relevant to the diversity of Canada.

Jamil Jivani
Senior Fellow at Macdonald-Laurier Institute

Jamil Jivani is an award-winning lawyer and author, who serves as the Government of Ontario’s first-ever advocate for Community Opportunities. He also leads a youth-focused research nonprofit, Road Home Research & Analysis, which is supported by the Pinball Clemens Foundation, and hosts a weekly radio show, “Tonight with Jamil Jivani” on Newstalk 1010.

Shuvaloy Majumdar
Munk Senior Fellow at Macdonald-Laurier Institute

Shuvaloy Majumdar is a Munk Senior Fellow with the Macdonald-Laurier Institute. He brings experience in global affairs at its highest levels, and in the foreign policy issues formative to the last decade. In Ottawa, between 2011 and 2015, he served as the policy director to successive Canadian foreign ministers, as well as senior policy advisor to its minister for international development, assisting the prime minister and his cabinet to navigate key issues of international security and the global economy.