In the News

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

Viola Desmond’s Canada [Radio Interview]Information Morning, January 3, 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

Desmond Collection going to Beaton InstituteCape Breton Post, 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

10 Black Trailblazers Every Canadian Should KnowCBC Books, February 26, 2016

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

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

Opinion: Canada’s Rosa ParksVancouver Sun, February 5, 2016

CBU Professor has Book on African Canadian History PublishedCape Breton Post, February 3, 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

Viola Desmond Chair in Social Justice Continues to Educate – Cape Breton Post, February 11, 2013

Pulling up a Chair (Official Desmond Chair Launch)CBC Information Morning, November 5, 2010


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