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Not forgotten: 28 years since 14 women slain at l'École Polytechnique

07 December 2017, 02:28 | Austin Hogan

Not forgotten: 28 years since 14 women slain at l'École Polytechnique

Not forgotten: 28 years since 14 women slain at l'École Polytechnique

"It's also to honour ... the women who are murdered across our country", Brown said.

There were tears, songs, and words of remembrance as Londoners gathered to honour the victims of the Montreal Massacre.

To those who are still vulnerable, such as members of the LGBTQ2 community, Indigenous women, newcomers and disabled women, we will not tolerate discrimination and violence. They have also contributed to this moment in our history when feminism is something we are proud of.

Ceremonies took place across the country to remember the victims of the Montreal Massacre.

We know there is still much work to do.

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For the past two years, women have made up 40 per cent of first-year engineers at U of T - the highest proportion in Canada. The results provided important data on the realities of women experiencing violence.

The 14 women slain in this horrific act of misogyny and gender-based violence were Geneviève Bergeron, Hélène Colgan, Nathalie Croteau, Barbara Daigneault, Anne-Marie Edward, Maud Haviernick, Maryse Laganière, Maryse Leclair, Anne-Marie Lemay, Sonia Pelletier, Michèle Richard, Annie St-Arneault, Annie Turcotte and Barbara Klucznik-Widajewicz. "It's on every single one of us to help end violence against women and girls".

Other events commemorating the Day of Remembrance at U of T include a ceremony at the Great Hall at Hart House on the downtown Toronto campus, a rose vigil at U of T Mississauga and a women's writing circle at U of T Scarborough.

"Today, let's all take a moment to remember not only the young women killed in Montreal, but all women whose lives have been lost to violence", said Stephanie Smith, BCGEU President. These beliefs impact women's rights and the level of respect they are shown. Survivors of gender-based violence are coming together, speaking as one, and standing shoulder to shoulder. "It was a pre-meditated attack against women who were breaking barriers and pursuing their dreams in a field traditionally dominated by men". "It is really critical for us in our perspective that the energy of anger be harnessed but in a way that creates positive change".



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