Halton’s 27th 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 27th annual Take Back the Night (TBTN) march. This important community event will be held on September 14th, 2017 at the Knox Presbyterian Church, 89 Dunn Street in downtown Oakville and will run from 6:00 — 8:30 pm. Halton’s TBTN provides a sp...
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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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Remembering The Montreal Massacre

On December 6, 1989 an armed man entered the École Polytechnique in Montreal and separated the male and female students. He ultimately shot and killed 14 female students and wounded another 14 victims. The shooter’s academic application had been turned down by the college and he blamed “feminist” women for taking up classroom space.  Although 14 years have passed, the issue of ...
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