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Famous Canadians is one of the main sections of Ancestry Project. We have a variety of Canadians featured: Terry FoxChris Hadfield, David Suzuki and Viola Desmond.

Viola Desmond

Viola Desmond

Activist, Business person

Viola Desmond was born and raised in Halifax, Nova Scotia. She became famous through her civil rights activism. She will be honoured in Canada as the new face of the 2017 Canadian ten dollar bill.

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