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Civil Rights Activist to be First Canadian Woman on Banknote

OTTAWA, Dec 8  – Viola Desmond, a black businesswoman who challenged racial segregation in Canada in 1946, will be the new face of the C$10 bill, the government said on Thursday, making her the first Canadian woman to be featured on a bank note. Desmond refused to leave a whites-only Nova Scotia movie theater in

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