Canada 10 Dollar 2018 P#113 Polymer Commemorative

The obverse of the note honors Viola Desmond, a leading figure in the Canadian civil rights movement and a successful Black Nova Scotia businesswoman. Desmond's inclusion on the banknote symbolizes Canada's commitment to recognizing the contributions of women and minorities to the country's history and culture. The background of this portrait features a detailed map of Halifax's North End, further connecting the banknote design to Canadian geography and history.