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Let’s gather to pay tribute and remember the Polytechnique massacre, honouring women’s strength and resilience.

As we mark the National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women, the Capilano Students’ Union invites you to a thoughtful gathering on December 6 at the Library Lounge. Join us at the CSU Library Lounge to remember and honour the women who lost their lives in the tragic Polytechnique massacre that took place in Montreal on this day in 1989.

Event Details

  • Date & Time: December 6, 2023 • 10:45am–1:30pm
  • Location: CSU Library Lounge, Capilano University


  • 10:45am: Reflections on the École Polytechnique massacre
  • 11:00am: Moment of silence
  • 11:15am: Brief reception with coffee and tea
  • 11:30am: Polytechnique (2009) screening

The event concludes with the screening of Polytechnique (2009) from 11:30am to approximately 1:30pm. This impactful film explores the tragic event at École Polytechnique in 1989, providing insight into the lasting effects on individuals and society in the face of such a harrowing event.

Join us for a day of remembrance, reflection, and solidarity as we honour the lives affected by the Polytechnique tragedy. Together, let’s strive for a future free of violence and discrimination.