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8 December 2006

CBC News (Canada)

Ceremonies were held across Canada Wednesday to mark the 17th anniversary of the day a gunman killed 14 women at Montreal's École Polytechnique. That day, Dec. 6, 1989, became a lightning rod for the movement to eradicate violence against women and catalyzed Canada's gun control lobby. In 1991, December 6 was named Canada's National Day of Commemoration and Action on Violence Against Women. In Montreal, a vigil held Wednesday morning near the École Polytechnique was... (

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