12/06/2011 11:45 EST | Updated 02/05/2012 05:12 EST

Montreal Massacre Anniversary: Hundreds Gather On Parliament Hill To Remember Murders

By Stephanie LevitzOTTAWA - Suzanne Laplante Edward awoke one morning in October, on what would have been her daughter's 43rd birthday, only to see the Conservatives introduce a bill to end the gun registry.

That rude awakening made this Dec. 6 both personal and political for the still-grieving mother.

It was on Dec. 6, 1989, that a gunman burst into Montreal's Ecole Polytechnique, shot more than two dozen people and killed 14 women

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