I Remember 14 Times

06 Dec
Plaque on the exterior wall of École Polytechn...

Plaque on the exterior wall of École Polytechnique commemorating the victims of the massacre. Memorial plate on the side of École Polytechnique. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)


On December 6, 1989, a young man walked into his school, at 5 P.M. and said, “I hate feminists!” And proceeded to kill 14 women and then shot himself.


A dark day in Canadian history.


The shooter’s name is Marc Lepine.


… I have struggled with this post all day. I believe it is a story worth writing (and reading) about; however, I don’t think I can do justice to these women’s memories, nor cover it properly enough. So, instead, I will lead to a few sites that I believe DO cover this event very well.


As such, I’m suggesting TruTV, a television station that covers all sorts of crimes in great and true details. The other site I came across quite by chance,  but is pretty interesting. It’s – a site written by Merna Forster. She has a fine tribute there.




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2 responses to “I Remember 14 Times

  1. Merna Forster

    December 9, 2012 at 12:32 pm

    Glad you discovered! Thanks for posting about it.
    Merna Forster

    • tkmorin

      December 9, 2012 at 3:38 pm

      Yes, a wonderful site! And I’m sure to pick up your “Women in History” books as well. Unfortunately, only your second book is available on Kobo. 😦
      Thanks for dropping by!


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