Montreal blogger who touted École Polytechnique gunman will have bail hearing next week

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted December 12, 2019 3:09 pm Updated December 12, 2019 3:14 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ A decision on whether to grant bail to a…

Montreal blogger who touted École Polytechnique gunman to remain behind bars for a few more days

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted December 12, 2019 3:09 pm Updated December 12, 2019 3:14 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ A decision on whether to grant bail to a…

Montreal police arrest man who allegedly glorified École Polytechnique shooter in blog posts

Posted December 6, 2019 4:22 pm Updated December 6, 2019 4:25 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ A Montreal man was arrested over his alleged anti-feminist blog posts on Thursday on…

Saskatchewan remembers victims of Montreal’s Ecolé Polytechnique massacre

The Saskatchewan government said it is everyone’s responsibility to fight violence against women on the 30th anniversary of the shooting at Montreal’s Ecolé Polytechnique. Fourteen female engineering students were murdered on Dec. 6, 1989, when a gunman opened fire on…

Édith Ducharme strives to be role model for women in engineering 30 years after Montreal Massacre

Édith Ducharme knew she wanted to set an example for women in fields dominated by men when she chose to enrol in engineering physics at Université Laval in Quebec City. Related News “When I was in CEGEP, I was lacking…

‘Things haven’t changed enough,’ Trudeau declares 30 years after École Polytechnique massacre

Thirty years after 14 women were killed in an anti-feminist massacre at École Polytechnique in Montreal, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau declared more work needs to be done to combat gender-based violence and win the struggle for equality. A gunman walked…

Feminism met gunfire at École Polytechnique. It’s taken 30 years to call it what it was

From her hospital gurney, Nathalie Provost grinned at the mass of reporters. “First of all, I’d like to say hello,” she told them. “I’m doing well.” Provost had a black eye and she was horizontal in a white hospital gown,…

‘Antifeminist attack’: École Polytechnique plaque changes reference to massacre

A new plaque to commemorate the École Polytechnique massacre was unveiled on Thursday at Place du 6-décembre-1989, a small park in Montreal’s Côte-des-Neiges neighborhood. The new sign identifies the massacre as an act of violence against women and not just…

Shelters on the front lines help women flee violence — but they’re also in crisis

Farah remembers standing in the kitchen of her Winnipeg home in 1997, cooking a meal meant to feed dozens of family and friends soon to arrive. Her three-year-old daughter was in her room. Farah was pregnant with her second child.…

Remembering the women killed in the École Polytechnique massacre

Dec. 6, 2019 marks 30 years since the attack at École Polytechnique. On that day, in 1989, a man determined to kill feminists took the lives of 14 women. He killed: Geneviève Bergeron, Hélène Colgan, Nathalie Croteau, Barbara Daigneault, Anne-Marie…