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Today is #December6, the National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women. Today we remember. *Beginning of thread*
We remember the 14 young women who went to class the morning of #December6, 1989 not thinking that they might not leave the school alive.
We remember Geneviève Bergeron, a second year engineering student who played clarinet and sang in a professional choir.
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On #December6 we mark the National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women. We'll be dedicating our feed to the 14 female engineering students who were murdered at l'École Polytechnique de Montréal on December 6, 1989. swc-cfc.gc.ca/commemoration/…
Annie Turcotte (1969): A first-year student, she was studying metallurgical engineering so she could one day improve the environment. She lived with her brother in a small apartment near the university #December6
Annie St-Arneault (1966): A mechanical engineering student from La Tuque, Que., was in her last class before graduation when she died. She had a job interview with Alcan Aluminium scheduled for the following day. #December6
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Today is #December6 the National Day Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women. On December 6, 1989, 13 women who were engineering students and 1 woman who was an administrator at l'École Polytechnique de Montréal were murdered.
Annie St. Arneault
Geneviève Bergeron
Hélène Colgan
Nathalie Croteau
Barbara Daigneault
Anne-Marie Edward
Maud Haviernick
Barbara Kluczni-Widajewicz
Maryse Laganière
Maryse Leclair
Anne-Marie Lemay
Sonia Pelletier
Michèle Richard
Annie Turcotte
#December6 1989.
Today communities will hold memorials for the 14 women killed in 1989 & women who have killed by men in their lives this year. In Ontario @OaithDotCa with Dr. Mavis Morton @uofg put together the femicide list. Content Warning: my tweets today will be of that list. #December6
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