Vi­ola who?

Canada's History - - THE PACKET -

The in­ter­est­ing thing about read­ing the ar­ti­cle about Vi­ola Des­mond [“A wo­man of note,” April-May 2017] is that, after read­ing it with all care and at­ten­tion, we still have no idea why she is be­ing hon­oured. David Peever Cana­dian cur­rently liv­ing in the United States

Ed­i­tor’s note: Oops. Vi­ola Des­mond was a black busi­ness­woman who chal­lenged racial seg­re­ga­tion in Nova Sco­tia in the 1940s.

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