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14 Not Forgotten Ceremony

December 6, 2023

14 Not Forgotten Ceremony

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Date: December 6, 2023 

Time: 11 am – 12:30 pm 

Location: Fred Kaiser Atrium  

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December 6, 1989 marks the day an armed man walked into an engineering class at I'école Polytechnique de Montréal and killed 14 women and injured 10 more. This act of violent misogyny led Parliament to designate December 6 as The National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women. 

As the month of December comes closer, we turn our minds to the memory of the 14 women who lost their lives on a terrible day that does not seem so long ago. 

As a Faculty, we honour those women whose lives were abruptly ended, and reaffirm our commitment to end all forms of violence and create supportive, caring communities. Standing in memory is one small thing we can do to show this commitment. 

We invited UBC students, staff and faculty to join us on December 6 for our Annual 14 Not Forgotten Ceremony to remember the 14 women who lost their lives and stand against violence towards women. This event will be held in the Kaiser Atrium at 11 am. 


14 Not Forgotten is hosted by the Engineering Undergraduate Society and the APSC EDI.I Office.  

Date + Time

Wed, December 6, 2023


Location

In Person Event

Fred Kaiser Atrium
2332 Main Mall
Vancouver BC V6T 1Z4
Canada

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