The National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence against Women

Special Events

Outdoor - 6 pm at the Women's Monument at Minto Park (Elgin & Gilmour) followed by a procession to the NAC.

Indoor - 6:30 pm at the National Arts Centre with a feast and Indigenous panel.

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It has been 30 years since the tragic mass shooting at l'École Polytechnique de Montréal (December 6, 1989) that saw the promising lives of 14 young women cut violently short. This senseless act of targeted violence shook our country and led Parliament to designate December 6 as The National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence against Women.

On December 6, we remember Geneviève Bergeron, Hélène Colga, 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.

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