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Viola Desmond didn't set out to be a civil rights leader. But in 1946 when she was removed from a theatre in New Glasgow, Nova Scotia for sitting in a section reserved for whites, she fought back in court.
The beauty salon owner lost the case but strengthened the fight to end racial segregation in Canada. She went on to become a civil rights icon. In Nova Scotia, Heritage Day on February 16, 2015, has been dedicated to the legacy of Viola Desmond.
Women were some of Canada’s most popular broadcasters in the heyday of radio.
Despite her tragic murder, Mi’kmaq activist Annie Mae Aquash left a spiritual legacy that refuses to die.
Canada’s first female Mounties had a tough time fitting in — and you won’t find their stories in the RCMP’s official histories.
Online project shines light on Sikh women’s stories.