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A headless statue of Queen Victoria is seen overturned and vandalized at the provincial legislature in Winnipeg. (Kelly Geraldine Malone/The Canadian Press via AP)

Monarch statues toppled by protesters in Canada

Statues of Queen Victoria and Queen Elizabeth II have been knocked down by protesters in Canada. On a day the country has commemorated as Canada Day, the statues were taken down amid mounting anger over the deaths of indigenous children at residential schools.