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Viola Desmond: Canadian Heroine

February 27 - 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.

Details

Date:
February 27
Time:
19:00 - 20:30
Event Category:
Website:
https://biblioottawalibrary.ca/en/event/viola-desmond-canadian-heroine

Venue

Ottawa Public Library
120 Metcalfe
Ottawa, Ontario K1P5M2 Canada
Phone:
613-580-2940
Website:
https://biblioottawalibrary.ca/en
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