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Wanda Robson sees Canada’s new $10 note featuring her sister for the first time

Posted on March 9th, 2018 at 19:00 by John Sinteur in category: News -- Write a comment

In 1946, Viola Desmond went to see a movie in the Roseland Theatre in New Glasgow, Nova Scotia. Instead of the blacks-only balcony she was supposed to sit in, she sat in the main level of the cinema. She was arrested, spent the night in jail, and charged with tax evasion — of the one cent difference in taxes between the two tickets. Her appeal was denied, but she helped start the civil rights movement in Canada with her actions.


  1. A little different then the pic of munchkin & his bimbo on the dollar.

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