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Civil rights pioneer Viola Desmond was selected from the more than 26,000 submissions that rolled in after the Bank of Canada announced plans to put a Canadian woman on the country's circulating currency for the first time. Also on the note are an an eagle feather-representing the ongoing journey toward recognizing rights and freedoms for Indigenous Peoples in Canada-as well as an excerpt from the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms.

"It was long past time for a banknote to feature an iconic Canadian woman", Poloz said.

"The launch of the bill sends people of African descent the message that Canada is finally accepting us", said executive director of the Black Cultural, Russell Grosse.

A black woman who refused to leave the whites-only section of a Canadian movie theatre in 1946 - almost a decade before Rosa Parks's act of defiance - has been honoured on the country's newest $10 bill.

The story of Desmond by and large was unknown for half a century, but in recent years the image of this courageous woman appeared on a stamp, and her name is ferry in Halifax harbour.

Her court case is one of the first known legal challenges against racial segregation brought by a black woman in Canada.

Viola Irene Desmond was a Canadian civil rights activist.

For background, in November 1946, Desmond was waiting for her vehicle to be repaired after traveling to New Glasgow. Left in new Glasgow for the night, she chose to watch a movie in the cinema Roseland Theatre.

The segregated theatre relegated black patrons to the balcony, while floor seating was reserved for whites. Desmond, suffering from myopia and not seen anything from the back row, sat on one of the seats for whites and refused to leave.

She remained there until police arrived.

"Viola Desmond made a special act of courage", - said Isaac, Cain, senior lecturer at Dalhousie University.

"Thank you, thank you, thank you for that", she said on Thursday.

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