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On December 6th, take time to pause and remember. This December 6th will mark 22 years since the Montreal Massacre. The day is memorialized as the National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women.

A sunrise memorial will be held in the rotunda at the Manitoba Legislative Building at 8 am. Ms. Francine Pelletier, acclaimed journalist and feminist, will speak about her first hand experience as a journalist in Montreal at the time of the Massacre and her personal connection as a target on the murderer’s hit list. Refreshments will follow the memorial. Contributions of new unwrapped toys for children at the North Point Douglas Women’s Centre are welcome.

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If you can’t make the sunrise memorial on December 6th but would like to honour the memory of the women who died and join in solidarity in the fight on violence against women,  a memorial being held at the U of M is a good way to do it.

The Womyn’s Centre is hosting a memorial at the Fireside Lounge from 12 – 3 on December 6th.

http://www.facebook.com/home.php?#!/event.php?eid=176125899082658

Join the Womyn’s Centre join for a memorial service in honour of these womyn, and to bring attention to the ongoing issues of gender-based violence in our society. These womyn will not be forgotten, and we will continue to fight the oppression and harm caused by gender-based violence.

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