Viola Desmond Day

Celebrates provincial heroes, like human rights activist Viola Desmond, United Nations agency challenged segregation at a movie theater in New city, Nova Scotia in 1946. She refused to go away a whites-only space at the theater and was condemned of a segregation-based tax violation. Her case became illustrious and influenced alternative equal rights activists to finish segregation within the province.

In 2010, her sister Wanda Robson attended associate degreed spoke at a government ceremony wherever an apology and late pardon was given to Viola. This was the primary time a amnesty was posthumously granted in North American country.