Women Won't Forget
Join Us in a Day of Remembrance for Women Murdered by Men
23rd Anniversary of the Montreal Massacre
National Day of Action and Remembrance on Violence Against Women
THURSDAY DECEMBER 6 2012
South side of Bloor, West of Avenue Road
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Bring a rose and candle.
Ceremony goes on regardless of weather.
Vigil consists of a Native healing ceremony, speakers, and musical and spoken word performances, including
Charlene Catchpole - Executive Director North York Women’s Shelter
Vanessa McGowan – Spoken Word Artist
Susan H. Young - Director OAITH (Ontario Association of Interval and Transition Houses)
Angel Wolfe - Youth Coordinator and Daughter of Brenda Wolfe,
who was murdered by Robert Pickton
Orla Hegarty "Sister Orla" - Spoken Word Artist
In the spirit of remembering all women who have been murdered by men, and working toward a world without violence against women, we pledge to keep our vigil a safe and welcoming place for all women who have experienced violence or abuse. As such, we do not allow any displays of hatred, hostility or prejudice based on race, ethnicity, religion, culture, language, sex, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status or disability. Anyone displaying any such sentiments will be asked to leave the vigil site. Thank you for respecting our request and cooperating to keep the vigil a safe and inclusive environment.