The Rose Campaign takes its name from the original Rose button, created to commemorate the 14 young women who were murdered at l’Ecole Polytechnique in 1989 in Montreal by a man deliberately targeting women on a busy campus. Canadians reacted with shock, sorrow and outrage. This senseless act of violent misogyny of targeted violence shook our country and led Parliament to designate December 6 as The National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence against Women. Today we remember: Geneviève Bergeron, 21 Hélène Colgan, 23 Nathalie Croteau, 23 Barbara Daigneault, 22 Anne-Marie Edward, 21 Maud Haviernick, 29 Maryse Laganière, 25 Maryse Leclair, 23 Anne-Marie Lemay, 22 Sonia Pelletier, 28 Michèle Richard, 21 Annie St-Arneault, 23 Annie Turcotte, 20 Barbara Klucznik-Widajewicz, 31 However, as we observe the 16 Days of Activism on Gender-Based Violence and the National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women, the announcement of charges
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