Status of Women, Office of the Premier, December 6, 2011 - Fredericton
National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women
Premier David Alward participated in a ceremony in recognition of the National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women. Today marks the 22nd anniversary of the massacre of 14 young women at l'École Polytechnique in Montreal. Alward joined Environment Minister Margaret-Ann Blaney, who is also minister responsible for the status of women, and a group of women engineering students who each lit a candle in memory of the women who died 22 years ago.