William Hall, born in 1825 in Summerville, Nova Scotia received the Victoria Cross, the highest British military award for bravery
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February is Black History Month, a time to recognize and honour the legacy of Black Canadians. To commemorate this occasion, Library and Archives Canada (LAC) is offering a Web portal of the online resources available on its website relating to Black History in Canada.
Throughout February, a series of events organized by Black History Ottawa (www.blackhistoryottawa.org) will take place at LAC.