Surrey – The New Westminster and District Labour Council and the Public Service Alliance of Canada are 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. December 6th marks the anniversary of the murder of 14 women at the École Polytechnique in Montreal.
Members of the public will gather to reflect on violence against women and collect donations for local women’s organizations.
- What: End Violence Against Women Candlelight Vigil
- When: 6:30PM to 7:30, Wednesday December 6th 2017
- Where: Holland Park, 13428 Old Yale Road, Surrey BC
- Jamey Mills, Regional Executive Vice-President, Public Service Alliance of Canada, BC Region
- Shirley Torres, Regional Vice-President, Union of National Employees, BC Yukon
- Lori Mayhew, President, New Westminster & District Labour Council
- Sonia Andhi, Social Worker, Network of Elimination of Violence in Relationships
Media Contact: Patrick Bragg, PSAC – BraggP@psac-afpc.com