Statue of first prime minister toppled, Mural honours nurses, Musk implants pig

Stories: Luca Caruso Moro

Reporter: Shanellie Marie



Statue of first Prime minister toppled 

The statue of Canada's first Prime minister John A MacDonald was pulled to the was pulled to the ground on Saturday. 

Protestors took to the streets in a march to defund the Montreal police.

A rope was used to pull down the statue of MacDonald, who was a artichtect of residential schools and the genocide of indigenous people in Canada.


Mural honours nurses 

A mural to honour Montreal's nurses has been painted in Côte-des-neiges. 

A six story mural of a nurse embracing a patient is on full display at the Jewish General Hospital. 

Local artist Patrick Forchild is responsible for the work. 


Musk implants pig 

Space-Ex and Tesla CEO Elon Musk has put a computer chip inside a pig's brain.

It's a trial for what could one day be implanted in humans to treat neurologial problems. 

A prototype of the device is about the size of a large coin.