Fourteen women were murdered in a hateful shooting at Ecole Polytechnique in Montreal (wiki link for history). The perpetrator was a man who said he was trying to fight feminism. The anniversary of this massacre was designated the National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women and every year feminist organizations around Canada commemorate the event to remember and act to end violence against women.
Events around Brock and Niagara Commemorating The December 6th Massacre
- Saturday December 6th – 7:00pm Candlelight Memorial at Gillian’s Place
- Friday December 5th – 7:00am Breakfast hosted by a local Union in the Pond Inlet
- Thursday December 4th – 12pm-2pm Film Screening of Polytechnique (Trailer) in Plaza 410