In the News

Below is a list of media coverage related to the Desmond Chair

The Story Continues – Viola Desmond Celebrated on Canadian Currency – Cape Breton University, March 8, 2018

Why one professor live-streamed lectures for free on social media – University Affairs, January 31, 2018

Out of the Limelight [Youtube Video] – MacLean’s Magazine, September 5, 2017

Opinion: Viola Desmond is a worthy pick for the new Canadian $10 bill – Vancouver Sun, December 21, 2016

Viola Desmond will appear on the new Canadian $10 bill – The Star, December 8, 2016

Bank of Canada Announces Viola Desmond to be Featured on new $10 [Video] – Bank of Canada, December 8, 2016

Launch of ferry ‘Viola Desmond’ honours civil rights pioneer – MacLean’s, July 6, 2016

Viola Desmond family documents donated to Beaton Institute – CBC, June 7, 2016

The Women I Would put on our Currency: Tim Harper –  The Star, March 14, 2016

Viola Desmond’s Canada by Graham Reynolds: Book ReviewsThe Miramichi Reader, March 1. 2016

New Book Tackles Canada’s Racist LegacyThe Nova Scotia Advocate, February 21, 2016

Book Review: Viola the VanguardWinnipeg Free Press, February 6, 2016

Viola Desmond was Canada’s Rosa ParksToronto Star, February 1, 2016

Celebrating Viola Desmond on Heritage DayChronicle Herald Editorial, February 16, 2015

A Strong Case for Viola Desmond DayChronicle Herald, February 14, 2014