The Quebec Referendum of 1995 is as close as the country ever came to breaking up.
There are French speaking communities beyond Quebec, especially the Acadians of New Brunswick. This is the Acadian flag.
The next thematic area is about multiculturalism and diversity. One of the installations here is by a Yemeni-Canadian artist, Laila Binbrek, titled Mirror, Mirror. Two makeup counters back to back feature both sides of her cultural background, Middle Eastern and of the West.
Viola Desmond, a black businesswoman in Nova Scotia, confronted the segregation policy of a movie theatre in 1946. Today she's on the Canadian ten dollar bill.
Accessibility for the disabled is explored here as well, with artifacts that include sledge hockey sticks for paralympian sports, and a model of an accessible playground. We'll pick up here tomorrow.