LDWC Can­dle­light Vigil

Stanstead Journal - - LEN NOXVILLE NEWS - Sher­brooke, Len­noxville

OnDe­cem­ber 4th, 2014 at 5:30pm, the Len­noxville and Dis­trict Women’s Cen­tre will be host­ing a can­dle­light vigil in hon­our of the Na­tional Day of Re­mem­brance and Ac­tion on Vi­o­lence Against Women at Up­lands Cul­tural & Her­itage Cen­tre (9 Speid Street – Bor­ough of Len­noxville). This is a time for our com­mu­nity to come to­gether to re­mem­ber and hon­our those whose lives have been af­fected by sex­ual & gen­der based vi­o­lence.

This year marks the 25th an­niver­sary of a crime which shook our prov­ince to its core. The Mas­sacre of 14 fe­male stu­dents at the Polytech­nique of Mon­treal threw our so­ci­ety into a whirl­wind of dev­as­tat­ing shock. The death of Cham­plain grad­u­ate, An­nie Tur­cotte, who

The year 2014 is the 25th an­niver­sary of the Polytech­nique Mas­sacre when four­teen fe­male stu­dents were killed, in­clud­ing Cham­plain Col­lege grad­u­ate An­nie Tur­cotte.

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