December 6 - “Day of Remembrance” Virtual Candlelight Vigil

Join the Ontario Federation of Labour on for its Inaugural “Day of Remembrance” Virtual Candlelight Vigil, on Sunday, December 6, to reflect, support and remember.

On December 6, 1989, 13 female students and a female administrator at l’École Polytechnique de Montréal were murdered because they were women. The shocking impact of their deaths led Parliament to designate December 6 as a national day of remembrance. Nearly 30 years later, the effects of this tragedy continue to be felt and women remain targets because of their gender.

The National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence against Women is about remembering victims; it is also a time to take action. We each have the opportunity and the responsibility to stand up against misogyny, sexism, and hate — and it starts with creating a culture of respect.

We ask participants to have a candle for lighting during the event.

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December 06, 2020 at 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Michelle Dalrymple Rony Masri Elizabeth Clarke Kim Kent Anna Zhyn Martha Hradowy Adele Lasson Sarah Antanaitis Andrea Klose Jennifer O’Connor Jacquie McEwen Karen Kading Maureen Dwyer Gloria Turney Sharleen Stewart Lori Gilbert Janet Moffat Monica Ramakers Adrienne Bell Elise Lee Lai Felicia Samuel Pamela Dogra tania kerr Monica Rusnak Karen Littlewood Janice Folk-Dawson david lindsay Geoffrey Hudson Ed Arvelin Dan Barrett Matt Roy Judith Mackenzie Sharon Johnson Karen Vandewint Lisa Mongrain Maggie Yntema Paul Pugh Judith Monteith-Farrell Janina Lebon marg bourgoin Michael Suchocki Gautam Das Julia McCrea Diane Parker Marg Arnone Dora Robinson Sandra Goodick Naz Binck

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