December 6th

  December 6, 1989 − December 6, 2015: Keeping Their Legacy Alive December 6, 1989: in 22 minutes, 27 people were injured and 14 women were killed at Montreal’s École Polytechnique by a gunman before he turned the trigger on himself. The gunman had studied for admission to the school, but was not accepted – a decision he blamed on “affirmative action” policies...
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Halton’s 23rd Annual Take Back the Night

SAVIS of Halton, in partnership with the members of the Take Back the Night Committee, invites you to attend Halton’s 23rd annual Take Back the Night (TBTN) march. This important community event will be held on September 18th, 2013 at the L.G. Branch Auditorium at the Mainway Arena— 4015 Mainway, Burlington and will run from 6:00 — 8:30 pm. Halton’s TBTN provides a space to ...
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International Day of the Elimination of Violence Against Women

November 25th is the International Day of the Elimination of Violence Against Women. It also marks the tragic day in 1960 when three innocent and courageous women were murdered. The Mirabal sisters, Patria, Minerva and Maria Teresa were activists in the Dominican Republic who fought against the dictatorship of the leader Rafael Trujill. Truill ultimately ordered their assas...
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