Man charged on 30th anniversary of École Polytechnique shooting to remain behind bars

The 70-year-old man who was arrested on allegations of uttering threats and inciting hatred against women on the 30th anniversary of the École Polytechnique shooting was deemed fit to appear in court on Tuesday. Jean-Claude Rocherfort underwent a brief psycho-social…

4 men charged after École Polytechnique plaque at Toronto school was vandalized

Toronto police say four men have been charged with mischief after a plaque commemorating the École Polytechnique massacre was vandalized. Ryan Bird, a spokesperson for the Toronto District School Board, said a temporary message board was set up in the…

Polytechnique tragedy: struggle for equality continues for female students at John Abbott

There was shock, sorrow and even anger during a ceremony at John Abbott College in Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue, to commemorate the 30th anniversary of the shooting at Montreal’s École Polytechnique. “Their lives were taken because of someone’s hate,” said 18-year-old science student…

’30 years ago, these women’s respective lives and destinies were shattered’: Catherine Bergeron

Catherine Bergeron, chair of Comité Mémoire and sister of one of the victims of the École Polytechnique massacre, spoke at the memorial ceremony to mark the 30th anniversary of the horrific event. She said the people must “reflect on this…

‘We have to speak up’: Gov. Gen. Payette on violence against women

December 6 2019 5:40pm Canadian Governor General Julie Payette spoke out against violence against women on Friday, during a memorial for the 30th anniversary of the École Polytechnique massacre, where 14 women were murdered. ‘ }); } else { var…