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Poster remembers 14 women of Montreal

The Canadian Engineering Memorial Foundation has produced a poster to commemorate the 14 female students killed at...


The Canadian Engineering Memorial Foundation has produced a poster to commemorate the 14 female students killed at the Ecole Polytechnique in Montreal on December 6, 1989. The foundation is encouraging everyone to place the poster on bulletin boards or on web sites. To obtain the poster, visit www.cemf.ca/1989.htm

The 14 women, 13 of whom were engineering students, were shot when a lone gunman entered a classroom and shot the women indiscriminately. He then committed suicide.

Canada’s Parliament now observes December 6 as the National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women.

The women tragically killed were:

Genevieve Bergeron
Helene Colgan
Nathalie Croteau
Barbara Daigneault
Anne-Marie Edward
Maud Haviernick
Barbara Klucznik Widajewicz
Maryse Laganiere
Maryse Leclair
Anne-Marie Lemay
Sonia Pelletier
Michele Richard
Annie St-Arneault
Annie Turcotte

The Canadian Engineering Memorial Foundation was established in 1990 to honour their memory.
It is dedicated to promoting engineering as a career choice to all young Canadians, especially women.