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Geneviève Bergeron (born 1968), civil engineering student
Hélène Colgan (born 1966), mechanical engineering student
Nathalie Croteau (born 1966), mechanical engineering student
Barbara Daigneault (born 1967), mechanical engineering student
Anne-Marie Edward (born 1968), chemical engineering student
Maud Haviernick (born 1960), materials engineering student
Maryse Laganière (born 1964), budget clerk in the École Polytechnique’s finance department
Maryse Leclair (born 1966), materials engineering student
Anne-Marie Lemay (born 1967), mechanical engineering student
Sonia Pelletier (born 1961), mechanical engineering student
Michèle Richard (born 1968), materials engineering student
Annie St-Arneault (born 1966), mechanical engineering student
Annie Turcotte (born 1969), materials engineering student

On December 6, 1989, a person entered the School of Engineering at Ecole Polytechnique, University of Montreal.

He went to several classrooms, saying to women, “You have no right being here.” He separated them from the men.

He then systematically murdered 14 young women. In his suicide letter he wrote:

“…I have decided to send the feminists, who have always ruined my life, to their Maker.”

a4dc0ef5e7a1baae8003b5d7a1757c4bTaking time to reflect reminds us that our work is not done, that our voices are needed in the ongoing struggle to end violence against women.

We want to thank our STAFF for the work they do every day, to offer hope in so many lives.  Together, we make a difference that none of us could make on our own.

This blog post highlights one of our partnerships, with Woolwich Counselling:   a blog post for today