International Women’s Day 2024 at VIU

All are welcome to attend this year’s International Women’s Day at VIU. On Friday, March 8 from 11:30am-2:30pm our campus and Nanaimo community members are invited to join us in the Royal Arbutus Room, upstairs in bldg. 300, the upper cafeteria. Drop by for all or part of our scheduled activities, which feature: info tables and light refreshments from 11:30-12pm, 12-12:30pm guest speakers, 12:30-2pm facilitated workshop on Healthy Relationships, and then more mingling [...]

Professional and Scholarly Development Call for Proposals: Due March 28, 2024

The VIUFA Professional and Scholarly Development Committee invites VIUFA members to apply for funds that would sponsor activities which shall be of professional interest to the general faculty. The deadline for applications is March 28 at 4 pm. The detailed Call for Project Proposals and the Application Form are linked below. PSD-project-funding-call-2024 PSD-project-proposal-form-2024

2024-02-29T14:23:10-08:00February 29th, 2024|Professional & Scholarly Development, Member News|

Unveiling the Shades of Equality Workshop

Feb 15, 1-3:30 Vicki Nygaard, HRISC Chair, would like members to be aware of this online workshop being offered by the Capilano Faculty Association. Workshop Description What is systemic discrimination? What are its impacts? How can we address it? Through storytelling and real-life examples, this session aims to deepen participants’ understanding of this complex topic and inspire reflection and action. Participants will leave the session with tools to identify systemic discrimination in their [...]

2024-02-08T11:54:43-08:00February 8th, 2024|Human Rights & International Solidarity|

Films for Context re: the War in Gaza

For anyone interested in context for the war in Gaza that is not being shown in mainstream media, information about films available from the Media Education Foundation was provided to VIUFA HRISC by a member. According to the Media Education Foundation e-newsletter, many of these films are being provided to view for free until January 22, 2024. They can be accessed through this YouTube playlist and include titles such as: The Occupation of [...]

2023-12-22T19:40:35-08:00December 22nd, 2023|Human Rights & International Solidarity|

VIUFA SWC and Positive Space Alliance Host Trans Day of Visibility: March 31, 11 am-1 pm

Dear Colleagues, VIUFA’s Status of Women Committee is collaborating with VIU’s Positive Space Alliance to honour Trans Day of Visibility on March 31. Please join us, if you can, for speakers, info booths, and activities. We are proud to have SWAG students supporting some of the activities, and we are very grateful to VIUFA’s Decolonization, Reconciliation, and Indigenization Committee for generous financial support. What: Trans Day of Visibility When: March 31, 11 am-1 [...]

2022-03-31T11:51:05-07:00March 23rd, 2022|Front Page, Women’s and Gender Equity, Member News|

Tues. March 8th, 12-1pm, International Women’s Day

The VIUFA Status of Women Committee is pleased to host speakers on Tues. March 8th, from 12 pm-1pm, in honour of International Women’s Day. Please join us in the Malaspina Theatre lobby and share further details below. All are welcome. Susan Garcia is taking classes in Creative Writing, History, and Indigenous Studies at VIU after earning a Social Services Worker Certificate from College of the Cariboo and a BA in English from SFU. [...]

International Women’s Day, Tuesday, March 8

International Women’s Day, Tuesday, March 8, celebrates the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women and girls. It is also a time to raise awareness and take action for women’s equality and to work towards a world that is free of bias, stereotypes and discrimination. The Vancouver Island University Faculty Associations Status of Women Committee is hosting a celebratory event for International Women’s Day, March 8, from noon to 1 pm in [...]

VIUFA Status of Women: Feb. 14 Women’s Memorial March Event (Nanaimo Campus)

Dear Colleagues, Please join VIUFA’s Status of Women Committee on Monday, February 14, from 12 pm-1:30 pm, to honour Indigenous Women and Girls for a campus-based Women’s Memorial March. We are grateful to Naomi Bailey, Acting Manager of Indigenous Protocol at VIU and a member of VIUFA's Status of Women Committee, for her leadership to guide this event. We also thank Shq’apthut and Community Cousins for welcoming us to gather, and to VIUSU [...]

2022-02-09T09:46:51-08:00February 9th, 2022|Front Page, Women’s and Gender Equity, Member News|

16 Days of Activism event: “Where is Lisa Marie Young?”

Thurs. Dec. 9, 7pm: “Where is Lisa Marie Young?”: An Interview with Laura Palmer In honour of 16 Days of Activism against Gender-based Violence, the VIU Faculty Association’s Decolonization, Reconciliation, and Indigenization Committee is honoured to host a Zoom event with Laura Palmer, the producer and host of the True Crime podcast Island Crime. The event will include an interview with Laura Palmer, followed by a moderated Q & A period with Zoom [...]

16 Days of Activism: “Sex Trafficking: A Discussion with Kerri Isham”

All are welcome to register for this event, organized in collaboration with VIUFA's Status of Women Committee in support of 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-based violence. Fri. Dec. 10, 1 pm: “Sex Trafficking: A Discussion with Kerri Isham”   Zoom event registration link: https://www.viusu.ca/events/sex-trafficking-webinar/   Let's shine some light on a dark topic. This workshop will explore the definition of sex trafficking, who is trafficking who, luring tactics used, recruitment, barriers to [...]

Invitation to discuss VIU EDI Action Plan

TO ALL VIUFA MEMBERS: Please see the below notice sent on behalf of Sherry Mattice, Decolonization, Reconciliation, & Indigenization Standing Committee (DRISC) Chair. ************ Greetings from your VIUFA Decolonization, Reconciliation, & Indigenization Standing Committee (DRISC) Chair, Over the past few months, there has been a lot of media coverage on the Carrie Bourassa incident at the University of Saskatchewan, resulting in her status being redefined as a “pretendian”. The term pretendian refers to [...]

2021-12-02T10:13:33-08:00December 2nd, 2021|Front Page, Committee News|

Call for Time Awards applications

The VIUFA Assisted Leave Committee is pleased to announce a call for Time Awards for Fall 2022 / Spring 2023. time-award-fall-2022-spring-2023 These section releases/reassignments are available to VIUFA faculty with scholarly, creative, and research projects that are focused in scope. Interested VIUFA faculty members can apply for up to 2 sections of release/reassignment to pursue these projects. The releases cannot be banked or taken as overload. There are four (4) releases to be [...]

2021-12-02T09:51:54-08:00December 2nd, 2021|Front Page, Committee News, Member News|

Status of Women Committee: Dec. 6, 10 am Campus Event for The National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women

Dear Colleagues. The VIUFA Status of Women Committee is honoured to host an event in recognition of The National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women, as part of our ongoing work to support 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-based Violence. The event will take place at 10 am on December 6 in the Malaspina Theatre lobby. We are honoured to have Elder Geraldine Manson and Elder Stella Johnson offer opening [...]

2021-11-30T15:26:32-08:00November 30th, 2021|Front Page, Women’s and Gender Equity, Member News|

16 Days of Activism Video Campaign

The VIU Faculty Association’s Status of Women Committee called upon community leaders, service providers, educators, activists, and citizens to participate in our second annual video campaign supporting 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-based Violence, an international campaign led by the United Nations. View our 2020 campaign here. This campaign runs from November 25, 2021 (International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women) to December 10, 2021 (Human Rights Day).  Our video campaign [...]

2021-11-25T09:37:53-08:00November 25th, 2021|Front Page, Women’s and Gender Equity|

16 Days of Action, Nov 25 at 5pm – Oranging the Bastion

Join VIUFA's Status of Women Committee and other local organizers during the 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-based Violence, an international campaign led by the United Nations. This campaign runs from November 25, 2021 (International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women) to December 10, 2021 (Human Rights Day). Come advocate for inclusive, diverse, and culturally sensitive work that prioritizes anti-racism, decolonization, and gender diversity at the Nov 25 Oranging the Bastion [...]

2021-11-20T10:23:09-08:00November 20th, 2021|Front Page, Committee News, Women’s and Gender Equity|

16 days of Activism Against Gender-based Violence, Nov 25 event

16 days of Activism Against Gender-based Violence is aligned with the United Nation’s campaign UNiTE by 2030 to End Violence Against Women. It is a campaign lasting from Nov. 25 (International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women) to Dec. 10 (Human Rights Day). The VIUFA Status of Women Committee is teaming up with Nanaimo Family Life Association’s Indigenous-informed Sexual Assault Response Program, and with the Canadian Federation of University Women (Nanaimo) [...]

2021-11-17T10:19:25-08:00November 17th, 2021|Front Page, Committee News, Women’s and Gender Equity|

Status of Women Committee call for participants: 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-based Violence

November 11, 2021 Dear Educators, Service Providers, Cultural Workers, and Citizens: The VIU Faculty Association’s Status of Women Committee calls upon community leaders, service providers, educators, activists, and citizens to participate in our second annual video campaign supporting 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-based Violence, an international campaign led by the United Nations. This campaign runs from November 25, 2021 (International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women) to December 10, 2021 [...]

2021-11-16T13:28:30-08:00November 16th, 2021|Front Page, Committee News, Women’s and Gender Equity|

𝐇𝐨𝐦𝐞𝐬 𝐚𝐧𝐝 𝐇𝐨𝐦𝐞𝐥𝐞𝐬𝐬𝐧𝐞𝐬𝐬: 𝐖𝐨𝐦𝐞𝐧’𝐬 𝐒𝐭𝐫𝐮𝐠𝐠𝐥𝐞𝐬, 𝐑𝐞𝐬𝐢𝐥𝐢𝐞𝐧𝐜𝐞, 𝐚𝐧𝐝 𝐀𝐜𝐭𝐢𝐨𝐧

Hosted by VIUFA Status of Women Committee in honour of International Women’s Day Sunday, March 7, 2021, 2 pm-3:30 pm Registration:  https://viu.zoom.us/meeting/register/u5IpdemhrTwsHdx2m9SZrGulBiu9T9_bFnb6 Gratitude: The VIUFA Status of Women Committee is grateful to live, work, and learn on the traditional and unceded territory of the Coast Salish Peoples, the traditional territories of the Snuneymuxw, Snaw-naw- as, Quw’utsun (Cowichan), K’ómoks and Tla’amin First Nations. Photo credit: Dr. Imogene Lim. Image of protest of 2010 Winter [...]

2021-03-03T10:46:19-08:00March 3rd, 2021|Uncategorized, Front Page, Women’s and Gender Equity|

Zoom In: Women Making Impacts

Zoom In: Women Making Impacts is a new, video interview series featuring women from all paths of life on Vancouver Island. The series is intended to amplify women’s voices, ideas, passions, projects, labours, and visions, especially as they serve the interest of building a more just and equitable society. Founder: This series was created by Melissa Stephens in Fall 2020. She is the Chair for the Vancouver Island University Faculty Association's Status of [...]

2021-03-11T13:57:40-08:00December 8th, 2020|Member News, Front Page, Women’s and Gender Equity|

16 Days of Activism is Now Underway

VIUFA' Status of Women Committee and the Canadian Federation of University Women Nanaimo have teamed up to create a video campaign, orange light displays, and public banners in support of this year’s 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-based Violence. Video Campaign Now, more than ever, we need to make our voices heard.  We’ve been calling upon women, all genders who are disproportionately impacted by gender violence, and their allies to voice support for [...]

2021-01-27T14:15:23-08:00November 26th, 2020|Front Page, Women’s and Gender Equity|

Unite! Participate in 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence

November 9, 2020   Dear Friends and Colleagues, The UN reports of a “Shadow pandemic,” where all forms of gender-based violence have intensified as a result of Covid-19 lockdown and social distancing measures. Our current reality places women and gender minorities at further risk of violence with the loss or reduction of face-to-face support systems. Teaming Up The Canadian Federation of University Women (CFUW Nanaimo) and the VIU Faculty Association’s (VIUFA) Status of [...]

2020-11-18T09:58:16-08:00November 18th, 2020|Front Page, Women’s and Gender Equity, Member News|

VIUFA Non-Regular Faculty Members Meeting

The VIUFA Executive have scheduled a meeting of all Non-Regular Faculty members as follows: Date: Friday, October 2, 2020 Time: 10:00am via Zoom Agenda: Welcome new and returning members to VIUFA – your certified trade union for instructional, non-instructional, and technical faculty at VIU; Discussion of views and needs of Non-Regular Faculty members, including the right of first refusal; Election of Non-Regular Faculty representative on the VIUFA Executive Committee Members of our Executive [...]

2020-09-24T13:03:55-07:00September 24th, 2020|Member News, Front Page, Non Regular Faculty Committee|

HRISC Resources for #BLM, Fighting Hate and Racism

Imogene Lim, VIUFA’s Human Rights and International Solidarity Committee Chair, has been gathering anti-racism resources over the summer.  These can be found in your VIU inbox under the heading, “HRISC Potpourri of Resources”. Here are some of the resources shared in early June: Resistance and Resurgence: Confronting Anti-Black Racism in Canada Recorded Webinar from June 8, 2020. This conversation will be centering Black voices. We ask non-Black people to witness and decentre themselves, [...]

Dr. Alfred Taiaiake @ VIU

VIU recently hosted Dr. Taiaiake Alfred, an Indigenous activist, author and educator, who promoted the handbook Whose Land is it Anyway? A Manual for Decolonization, in which he has an essay. Dr. Alfred spoke to students at the Nanaimo Buy Testosterone propionate in USA - discounts campus about Indigenous resurgence in the era of reconciliation. He’s coming back to VIU to speak to students at the Cowichan campus on Tuesday, March 12 at [...]

December 6th Vigil

Please join VIU and Nanaimo community members for the December 6th Vigil: A National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women in Canada. We will meet at 1 pm at the Clothesline Project (located just outside the main cafeteria), and then march to Jardin de Quatorze for a period of reflection. Sheila Malcolmson, Nanaimo-Ladysmith MP and Critic for Women’s Equality, has confirmed that she will be joining us to share news [...]

2021-02-24T09:34:20-08:00December 5th, 2018|Women’s and Gender Equity, Member News, Front Page|

Rise Up! An Evening of Art, Activism, and Education Monday Dec 3rd

Join us for an uprising at The View Gallery on VIU's Nanaimo campus Mon Dec 3rd 7-9pm featuring 12 inspiring literary performers, some well-established in the world of fiction, some performance poets and musicians, some emerging voices exploring other genres from feisty anti-bullying children's books to defiant stories that run the gamut from contemplative to humorous, angry to motivational. This is a community-building event nearing the end of the 16 Days of Activism [...]

16 Days of Activism Against Gender-based Violence

VIU’s 16 Days of Activism Working Group—the VIU Faculty Association (VIUFA), VIU Student Union (VIUSU), and VIU CUPE staff—would like to share information about upcoming events planned for this campaign. As you know, 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence runs Nov 25-Dec 10, 2018. Access our Activity Calendar of events here: http://viusu.ca/latest-news/   THIS WEEK’S EVENTS A film screening, hosted by the Status of Women Committee, including: The Empathy Gap: Masculinity and [...]

2021-02-25T02:02:47-08:00November 20th, 2018|Uncategorized, Front Page, Women’s and Gender Equity|

Fair Employment Week October 22-26, 2018

              MAKE IT FAIR FOR ACADEMIC STAFF Opportunity. Security. Respect. An  increasing number of teachers at Canada’s colleges and universities are  trapped in precarious contract and part-time work. Contract and  part-time work has quietly gone from a short-term stepping stone to a  career-long condition. Many earn less than a living wage. Thousands of professors are denied the opportunity each year to participate in (and be paid for) all aspects [...]

2018-10-16T14:57:52-07:00October 16th, 2018|Front Page, Non Regular Faculty Committee, Member News|

Sisters in Spirit Vigil and the Red Dress Project

The annual Sisters in Spirit vigil in honour of missing and murdered indigenous women and girls takes place this Wednesday, October 3, from 1pm-2pm at Shq'apthut (A Gathering Place). Please see the attached poster for further details. In solidarity with the vigil and ongoing movements to educate the public about racialized, colonialist, and gender-based violence experienced by indigenous women and girls, the VIUFA Status of Women committee is collaborating with the VIU Student [...]

2018-10-01T10:42:37-07:00October 1st, 2018|Front Page, Women’s and Gender Equity|

“Why Remember? What Can the Dispossession of Japanese Canadians Teach Us 75 Years Later?”

"Why Remember? What Can the Dispossession of Japanese Canadians Teach Us 75 Years Later?" Join us for a talk by Dr. Jordan Stanger-Ross, History Department, University of Victoria and Director of The Landscapes of Injustice Project. "Landscapes of Injustice, A history all Canadians should know.  During the 1940's Canada enacted mass displacement and dispossession of people on racial grounds, a collective moral failure that remains only partially addressed. Japanese Canadians lost their homes, farms, [...]

Our People Will Be Healed, Our People Will Be Heard: A Fundraising Film Event

Our People Will Be Healed, Our People Will Be Heard: A Fundraising Film Event will take place on Saturday, March 17, 2018, from 1pm-4pm at VIU Duncan Campus (Building 700, Room 140). It aims to raise awareness and generate discussion on strategies for indigenizing education. Admission is by donation and proceeds will be given to Red Will Womyn's Family Society, a grassroots non-profit agency supporting Aboriginal womyn and their families. This event is [...]

2021-02-24T09:35:22-08:00March 9th, 2018|Front Page, Women’s and Gender Equity|

Celebrate International Women’s Day March 8th

Please join VIUFA Status of Women Committee and VIUSU for International Women's Day to celebrate the work of women in our communities near and far- and to be inspired for what comes next. We are pleased to be joined by our Nanaimo-Ladysmith MP Sheila Malcolmson (who you may have recently seen directly calling on the government for better protections regarding gender-based violence) and a musical performance by Shruti Ramani...with more guest speakers to [...]

2018-02-20T21:53:16-08:00February 20th, 2018|Uncategorized, Front Page, Women’s and Gender Equity|

Nanaimo Women March On – Jan. 20th

NANAIMO – On January 20th, Nanaimo’s second annual women’s rights demonstration is scheduled to begin at Diana Krall Plaza at 10:00 AM. The end of the march route is Maffeo Sutton Park where there will be speakers, performances, and activities until 12:00 PM. The goal of Nanaimo Women March On 2018 is to raise awareness of women’s rights issues, amplify the voices of minority women, and encourage local community building and to motivate [...]

2018-01-18T14:01:56-08:00January 18th, 2018|Front Page, Women’s and Gender Equity|

#ClotheslineProject Launch

Today is the first day of 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence. We have pitched the #ClotheslineProject outside the cafeteria in the upper quad. There are clothespins waiting Erektile Dysfunktion Skat for your message: bring a towel, shirt, pillowcase, and post a message to support the elimination of gender-based violence and to raise awareness of what we can do to change our culture for the better! Spread the word. Learn. Listen. Participate and [...]

2021-02-24T09:34:55-08:00November 27th, 2017|Women’s and Gender Equity, Front Page|

VIUFA Launches New Non-Regular Professional Development Fund

UPDATE: The funding source mentioned below is no longer in use. Instead, all non-regular faculty can apply for funding via the SRCA website. Here is the link: https://research.viu.ca/internal-funding-opportunities.  - Sept. 2020 ~~~~~~~~~~ Following a vote by the membership at the 2017 VIUFA AGM, a $2000/year professional development fund for non-regular members has been established. This fund is meant for non-regulars who are ineligible for the Travel and Conference Proceedings Fund (i.e. less than [...]

2020-09-29T10:57:14-07:00November 23rd, 2017|Front Page, Professional & Scholarly Development|

City of Nanaimo Proclamation: 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence

The City of Nanaimo recently proclaimed November 25-December 10 to be Unite to End Violence Against Women days. Read the full proclamation below. SaveSave SaveSave

2021-11-22T13:13:05-08:00November 22nd, 2017|Uncategorized, Front Page, Women’s and Gender Equity|

VIUFA Statement Concerning Sexual Harassment in the Workplace

In Buy testosterone enanthate in USA enanthate solo course :Global Dressage Forum North America response to yesterday's Globe and Mail article, Melissa Stephens, VIUFA's Status of Women Chair posted the following to the VIU Status of Women Facebook page: VIUFA condemns all forms of harassment. We support and advocate for faculty who experience this violence on campus.   At a time when women, in particular, are speaking out against sexual violence and receiving [...]

2021-02-25T02:03:00-08:00November 14th, 2017|Women’s and Gender Equity, Front Page|

VIUFA University Budgetary Analysis Committee Seeking Members

The VIUFA University Budgetary Analysis Committee needs members. The activities of this committee are: Collect and collate VIU financial data Request data from relevant sources as required Analyze data Present data and analysis to VIFUA Executive and VIUFA membership, as requested or where the committee deems it to be of value to the membership Prepare financial data and reports to support bargaining If indicated, prepare financial data and reports to assist VIUFA in [...]

2017-10-31T13:51:55-07:00October 31st, 2017|Front Page, University Budget Analysis Committee|

Play: Be a Man – Sept 30/Oct 1

An original play by Kismet Theatre Collective. Real stories of what it is like to grow up with society's ideas of what manhood should be. All proceeds go to Haven Society's Men Choose Respect Program. September 30/Oct 1st. Tix 20$/adults 15$/students and seniors. Available at Kismet Theatre Academy, Haven Society, and the Romper Room. Co-sponsored by the VIU Status of Women committee.

2017-09-22T11:51:45-07:00September 22nd, 2017|Women’s and Gender Equity, Member News, Front Page|

“The Stairs” Screening – Oct. 3

The Stairs documentary follows current and past drug users in Toronto's Regent Park. Free public Buy Testosterone propionate in USA screening Tue Oct 3 7pm VIU Theatre 310. Director Hugh Gibson will address the audience and answer questions. Made over five years, the film is being hailed for its humanistic, real, and non-judgmental treatment of addiction. Its release is timely given discussions about harm reduction policies and programs in our community. Sponsored by [...]

Dr. Stefanie Falz – 6 Months in South Sudan

Join VIUFA's Human Rights and International Solidarity Committee, Reaching Out Assisting Refugees, VIU World University Service of Canada, and the VIU Positive Space Alliance for a presentation by Dr. Stefanie Falz on her experiences in South Sudan and a short presentation on the current situation of LGBT refugees and what can be done about it. Open to all, free (but donations to ROAR gratefully accepted). Friday, September 22nd, 7-9pm VIU Nanaimo Campus, Building [...]

Non-Instructional meeting schedule

Hello fellow VIUFA non-instructional members, I have arranged a schedule of monthly brown bag lunch meetings for VIUFA non-instructional members. The purpose of this meeting is to provide a forum for non-instructional VIUFA members to connect with each other and to have an ‘ear to the ground’ regarding issues of relevance to this sub-grouping of the VIUFA collective membership. As a diverse employee group, it is expected that both common interests and concerns [...]

2015-10-13T18:19:30-07:00October 12th, 2015|Front Page, Non Instructional Faculty Committee|

D.M.R.C. Reports to 2013, 2014 and 2015 AGM’s

Attached (below) are the reports provided by the VIUFA rep of the FPSE Disability Management & Rehabilitation Was Kann Man Gegen Erektile Dysfunktion Tun Committee at the Buy Testosterone Enanthate in USA Farmbody.com.ua 2013, 2014 and 2015 VIUFA Annual General Meetings. Disability Management & Rehab Disability Man & Rehab Disability Management & Rehabilitation Rep

VIU designates 22 “non-gendered” washrooms at Nanaimo campus

Sent on behalf of the Positive Space Alliance, the Human Rights Advisory Committee, and Katrin Roth von Szepesbela, Director, Human Rights and Respectful Workplace  VIU recently designated 22 single-stall washrooms at the Nanaimo campus as “non-gendered.” These washrooms are no longer marked for use with the symbol designating use by men or women, and are now open for use by anyone who wishes to use them (see attached image of the new door [...]

VIUFA Professional and Scholarly Development Fund

Do you have an idea for a professional development event that may be of interest to other VIUFA members? Are you interested in learning about something that isn't currently offered on campus, and that others might be interested in also? The VIUFA Professional and Scholarly Development committee has up to $2000 available for group events taking place between April 2014 and March 2015. And, we've made the application process easier by creating a [...]

December 6 is a Canadian day of mourning

Dec 6: Gather with us at 5:30 in Diana Krall Plaza, light a candle, and join in remembering the 14 female engineering students shot by Marc Lépine at Ecole Polytechnique on this date in 1989. December 6 is a Canadian day of mourning not only for these 14 female students, but for all girls and women who have been victims of violence – in BC we particularly remember our sisters in spirit, the [...]

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