In Memory Of

On December 6, 1989, a man in his mid-twenties entered L’Ecole Polytechnique in Montreal. He took with him a rifle. Blaming feminists for ruining his life, he shot and killed fourteen young women whose only crime was to seek higher education. December 6 is the day to remember them, and all acts of violence against women.

Their names were:

  • Genevieve Bergeron
  • Nathalie Croteau
  • Anne-Marie Edward
  • Maryse Laganiere
  • Anne-Marie Lemay
  • Michele Richard
  • Annie Turcotte
  • Helene Colgan
  • Barbara Daigneault
  • Maud Haviernick
  • Maryse LeClair
  • Sonia Pelletier
  • Annie St-Arneault
  • Barbara Klucznik-Widajewicz