Dec 6, 2023 – 34 years ago today 14 women at l’École Polytechnique de Montreal were killed in a vile act of gender-based violence. Most of the women were studying to be engineers. On this National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women, and all days, we remember them:

Geneviève Bergeron, civil engineering student
Hélène Colgan, mechanical engineering student
Nathalie Croteau, mechanical engineering student
Barbara Daigneault, mechanical engineering student
Anne-Marie Edward, chemical engineering student
Maud Haviernick, materials engineering student
Maryse Laganière, budget clerk in the École Polytechnique’s finance department
Maryse Leclair, materials engineering student
Anne-Marie Lemay, mechanical engineering student
Sonia Pelletier, mechanical engineering student
Michèle Richard, materials engineering student
Annie St-Arneault, mechanical engineering student
Annie Turcotte, materials engineering student

Barbara Klucznik-Widajewicz, nursing student


Community Vigils


Wednesday, Dec 6, 2023
6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. 
Great Hall, NWT Legislative Assembly 
Open the public 

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Wednesday, Dec 6, 2023
6:00 p.m. 
Community walk starts at the Four Corners and ends at the Nunavut Arctic College 
Open to the public        


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