A plaque on U of T's St. George campus bears witness to the Dec. 6, 1989 shootings at Montreal's Ecole Polytechnique and remembers the women who were gunned down.
On U of T's St. George campus, roses are the traditional memorial to the 14 women killed because of their gender during the 1989 L'Ecole Polytechnique shooting in Montreal. They symbolize beautiful lives cut too short.
The grey weather was a fitting complement to the sombre mood Dec. 6 as U of T faculty, staff and students paid tribute to female victims of violence.
Violence against women continues, despite the horror following the Dec. 6, 1989 shootings at L'Ecole Polytechnique in Montreal. Pictured is U of T's assault counsellor/educator Cheryl Champagne, one of the organizers of the St. George campus remembrance ceremony.
On U of T's St. George campus, roses are placed at the benches bearing plaques in honour of the victims of the Dec. 6, 1989 L'Ecole Polytechnique shooting.
At U of T's Dec. 6 memorial event on the St. George campus, Aboriginal drumming honours the memory of women killed by violence.
Postdoctoral Fellow Christopher Charles, from U of T's Isotrace Laboratory, shares his tales of space rocks at a free public lecture—the latest in the Our Planet in Focus series jointly presented by the University of Toronto and Toronto Public Libraries.