Ecole Polytechnique Massacre

Torontonian Illustrates The Women Of École Polytechnique In Remembrance

The Huffington Post Canada | Mohamed Omar | Posted 12.06.2014 | Canada Living

As Canada remembers the 14 women killed in the Dec. 6, 1989 École Polytechnique massacre, one Canadian is honouring them with phenomenal illustration...

25 Years Later, We Can Never Forget The Victims Of The Montreal Massacre

The Huffington Post Canada | Jesse Ferreras | Posted 12.05.2014 | Canada Living

December 6, 1989. Class was in session at École Polytechnique in Montreal at around 5 p.m. when a 25-year-old man entered a classroom on the secon...

25 Years After the Montreal Massacre, Canada Still Has Gun Control Issues

Coalition for Gun Control | Posted 10.24.2014 | Canada Politics
Coalition for Gun Control

As the 25th anniversary of the Montreal Massacre approaches, it is interesting to reflect upon the evolution of gun control and the government's approach to questions of gun violence and misuse. However, ensuring a safer environment for women -- and for society in general -- requires more than official recognition of sexism or any other so-called justification as an invalid reason for violence.

For all Women, We Call for Action

Niki Ashton | Posted 02.05.2014 | Canada Impact
Niki Ashton

Today is day 11 of the 16 days of action to address gender-based violence. Every year we call for action, because explicit misogyny, insidious discrimination and gender-based violence continue to provoke fear in the lives of women in Canada and in the lives of our sisters across the globe.

Violence Against Women: It's a Men's Issue

Senator Mobina Jaffer | Posted 10.29.2013 | Canada Politics
Senator Mobina Jaffer

Violence against women is not solely a women's issue. Men play a key role in the solution to violence against women. The involvement of men is crucial to ending violence against women, yet it is not an easy task. Making ALL voices heard -- including those of men -- in the fight to end violence against women is a critical place to start.

Is This Legal In Canada?

CP | Jennifer Ditchburn, The Canadian Press | Posted 02.17.2013 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - Just as the Bushmaster AR-15 rifle has become a grim household name in the U.S. after the Sandy Hook massacre, a pair of semi-automatic firea...

Remembering École Polytechnique

Hon. Carolyn Bennett | Posted 02.05.2012 | Canada Politics
Hon. Carolyn Bennett

For 21 years, we've been commemorating Dec. 6 as a day of mourning and remembrance for the 14 young women at École Polytechnique brutally slain by an angry male who hated feminists. Yet this morning felt profoundly different. Today, in spite of real progress, we feel we all must begin the fight again.