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Anne-Marie Edward

Loved skiing so much that she was buried in her École polytechnique ski team jacket. After her murder, her teammates wore patches with her initials on their uniforms.

#16days #16jours #MontrealMassacre #SayTheirNames #VAWG
#WomenInSTEM Anne-Marie Edward
Barbara Kluczik-Widajewicz

Had fled (communist) Poland with her husband 2 years earlier. They were together when she was murdered. Her husband later said they had come to Canada because they believed it was the safest place.

#16days #16jours #MontrealMassacre #WomenInSTEM Barbara Klucznik
Maryse Leclair

Her father, director of public relations for the Montreal police, found her body. She was wearing the sweater she had worn at her last family dinner.

#16days #16jours #MontrealMassacre #WomenInSTEM Maryse Leclair
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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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