Surrey – The Public Service Alliance of Canada is sponsoring a candlelight vigil at Holland Park in Surrey on December 6th, the National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women in Canada.
The National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women is a day commemorated in Canada each December 6th, the anniversary of the 1989 École Polytechnique massacre, in which armed student Marc Lépine murdered fourteen women and injured ten others in the name of “fighting feminism”. Members of the public will reflect on violence against women and collect donations for local women’s organizations.
What: End Violence Against Women Candlelight Vigil
When: 6PM to 8PM, Tuesday December 6th 2016
Where: Holland Park, Surrey BC
Scheduled Speakers to include
- Bruce Ralston, MLA, Whalley/North Surrey
- Sue Hammell, MLA Green Timbers
- Vera Lefranc, Surrey City Council
Contact: Jennifer Chieh Ho, PSAC, ChiehHJ@psac-afpc.com; Patrick Bragg, PSAC, (778) 889-3486