The 14 of millions


Honouring the memory of all victims of male violence against women everywhere, before and since, we recall today – Canada’s National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women – the names of the victims of the Montreal Massacre at l’École Polytechnique on December 6, 1989:

whiterose.gifGeneviève Bergeron, 21, was a second year scholarship student in civil engineering.

whiterose.gifHélène Colgan, 23, was in her final year of mechanical engineering and planned to take her master’s degree.

whiterose.gifNathalie Croteau, 23, was in her final year of mechanical engineering.

whiterose.gifBarbara Daigneault, 22, was in her final year of mechanical engineering and held a teaching assistantship.

whiterose.gifAnne-Marie Edward, 21, was a first year student in chemical engineering.

whiterose.gifMaud Haviernick, 29, was a second year student in engineering materials, a branch of metallurgy, and a graduate in environmental design.

whiterose.gifBarbara Maria Klucznik, 31, was a second year engineering student specializing in engineering materials.

whiterose.gifMaryse Laganière, 25, worked in the budget department of the Polytechnique.

whiterose.gifMaryse Leclair, 23, was a fourth year student in engineering materials.

whiterose.gifAnne-Marie Lemay, 27, was a fourth year student in mechanical engineering.

whiterose.gifSonia Pelletier, 28, was to graduate the next day in mechanical engineering. She was awarded a degree posthumously.

whiterose.gifMichèle Richard, 21, was a second year student in engineering materials.

whiterose.gifAnnie St-Arneault, 23, was a mechanical engineering student.

whiterose.gifAnnie Turcotte, 21, was a first year student in engineering materials.

They died because they were women.

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2 thoughts on “The 14 of millions

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  2. Very classy Kenn. They died because they were women…and they are a collective symbol of the fight against violence aimed at women. But it’s good to see their names … and remember that every one of them was an individual tragedy as well.

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