National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women

National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women

 

 



For the Reflect portion of today's commemorative event, staff member Kim Thompson has created a written reflection. Please take some time to read Kim's touching words.

Reflect

Remember

Reflect

Respond

 


December 6
National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women

 

 


white ribbonThe National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women, also known informally as White Ribbon Day, is a day commemorated in Canada each December 6, the anniversary of the 1989 École Polytechnique massacre, in which fourteen women were murdered and ten others injured in the name of "fighting feminism".

Each December 6th, The University of Guelph School of Engineering commemorates this event through the themes of Remember, Reflect, Respond.

Geneviève Bergeron. 1968 to 1989. Maryse Leclair. 1966 to 1989. Hélène Colgan. 1966 to 1989.
Anne-Marie Lemay. 1967 to 1989 Nathalie Croteau. 1966 to 1989. Sonia Pelletier. 1961 to 1989.
Barbara Daigneault. 1967 to 1989. Michèle Richard. 1968 to 1989. Anne-Marie Edward. 1968 to 1989.
Anne St-Arneault. 1966 to 1989. Maud Haviernick. 1960 to 1989. Anne Turcotte. 1969 to 1989.
Maryse Laganière. 1964 to 1989. Barbara Klucznik-Widajewicz. 1958 to 1989. The 15th Victim