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National Day of Remembrance in western Newfoundland

As part of the Bay St. George Status of Women Council National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women, a group of drummers and singers from the Newfoundland Aboriginal Women’s Network performed the “Strong Women’s Song” prior to the candlelight vigil that was held.
As part of the Bay St. George Status of Women Council National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women, a group of drummers and singers from the Newfoundland Aboriginal Women’s Network performed the “Strong Women’s Song” prior to the candlelight vigil that was held. - Frank Gale

National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women event in memory of the 14 women killed in the Montreal Massacre at L’Ecole Polytechnique in Montreal, Que on Dec. 6, 1989.

For the first time ever a transgender person – Quinn Jesso, right, represented one of the 14 women killed in the Montreal Massacre at a National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women event put off by the Bay St. George of Women Council and held at L.A. Bown Building on Thursday at noon hour. Jesso was standing in for 22-year-old Barbara Daigneault, who was killed during the massacre. To her left is Megan Oliver, a Child and Youth Care Worker program student who also took part in the event.
For the first time ever a transgender person – Quinn Jesso, right, represented one of the 14 women killed in the Montreal Massacre at a National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women event put off by the Bay St. George of Women Council and held at L.A. Bown Building on Thursday at noon hour. Jesso was standing in for 22-year-old Barbara Daigneault, who was killed during the massacre. To her left is Megan Oliver, a Child and Youth Care Worker program student who also took part in the event.

 

The College of the North Atlantic hosted a National Day of Remembrance ceremony and vigil to remember the 14 women who were murdered at L’Ecole Polytechnique in Montreal, Que. on Dec. 6, 1989. The keynote speaker at the event was Beth Fequet, a writer, advocate and survivor of abuse.
The College of the North Atlantic hosted a National Day of Remembrance ceremony and vigil to remember the 14 women who were murdered at L’Ecole Polytechnique in Montreal, Que. on Dec. 6, 1989. The keynote speaker at the event was Beth Fequet, a writer, advocate and survivor of abuse.

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