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Viola Desmond: Canadian Heroine
February 27, 2019 - 19:00 - 20:30
Viola Desmond was a human rights icon and the first woman to be featured on a Canadian bank note. Norma Domey will discuss the life and times of her Great-Aunt Viola Desmond, telling us about Desmond’s accomplishments, her impact on the Black community in Nova Scotia, and how she came to be featured on Canada’s $10 bill.