Time: December 6, 2019 from 10am to 11am
Location: Women's Monument, Thornton Park (in front of the train station)
Street: Main Street and Terminal Avenue
City/Town: Vancouver, BC
Event Type: ceremony, and, media, interviews
Organized By: Women's Monument Committee
Latest Activity: Dec 1, 2019
December 6th is Canada's National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women
Supporters and friends are invited to join us at Marker of Change for a brief ceremony in memory and protest of violence against women.
This December 6th marks 30 years since the massacre of the fourteen women at L’École Polytechnique, University of Montreal. Around the same period of time, a mass movement arose to protest the murder and disappearance of Indigenous women and girls throughout Canada.
We will be gathering together that morning with our Indigenous sisters to amplify a diversity of voices taking action to address the devastating reality of violence against women and girls.
Remembering and protesting 30 years after the Montreal Massacre:
Where are we now?
Welcome by T’uy’tanat Cease Wyss
MC Angela Marie MacDougall,
Battered Women’s Support Services
10:30am Media Interviews
Designated groups and individuals have been invited to gather in the circle to be interviewed by media representatives.
As global protests denounce violence against women, the Women’s Monument Committee has called together passionate voices to speak to the media on this dark day: Indigenous activists, women’s advocacy groups and individuals, filmmakers, legal advocates, a writer, an artist, direct service workers, Vancouver Park Board and more.