31 years ago today a self-described anti-feminist, walked into École Polytechnique in Montreal, separated the women from the men, and murdered 12 engineering students, a university clerk, and a student nurse.
Incidents of domestic violence have skyrocketed in Canada with victims confined to their homes along with their abusers amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. In response, the Canadian Women's Foundation put together an educational video on how to ask for help without speaking or leaving an online trace. If you are, or know someone who is,
It took a while, but I finally got my hands on Resilience is Futile by Julie LaLonde. If you haven't read it you can find it on Amazon or any number of booksellers in Canada. I know Julie and consider her a dear friend, so reading a book like this wasn't easy. It's infuriating, heartbreaking,
Today is December 6, the 24th anniversary of the Montreal Massacre and the National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women. This day observes the anniversary of the École Polytechnique Massacre, and is a day for people throughout Canada to reflect on the ongoing social impact of violence against women. It hits close […]