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History Nov. 8, 1946 Canada’s unexpected civil rights heroine

The Canadian who preceeded Rosa Parks by almost a decade. She was Canadian, young, beautiful, a successful Halifax-based businesswoman, and black. It was because of Viola Desmond’s colour that she unexpectedly became a heroine that changed history in Canada. Thanks »

Arts & Entertainment, Immigration & Refugees, International, Society

Dîner en Blanc in Montreal last night

Dîner en Blanc, like many great traditions, began in France 27 years ago. Over the years, the idea crossed the Atlantic and has taken root in Montreal. Secret until the last minute Thursday night was the 7th occasion celebrated here..It began »