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On a black background, the names of the 14 women killed December 6 1989: Geneviève Bergeron Hélène Colgan Nathalie Croteau Barbara Daigneault Anne-Marie Edward Maud Haviernick Maryse Laganière Maryse Leclair Anne-Marie Lemay Sonia Pelletier Michèle Richard Annie St-Arneault Annie Turcotte Barbara Klucznik-Widajewicz
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It’s the 30th Anniversary of the École Polytechnique Massacre. Has Anything Changed?

Today, we say their names. Geneviève Bergeron (1968–1989), civil engineering student Hélène Colgan (1966–1989), mechanical engineering student Nathalie Croteau (1966–1989), mechanical engineering student Barbara Daigneault …

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Important Notice Regarding The Potential One-Day OSSTF Strike

There is potential strike action that will impact our service users at our Ryerson child care centre. If a deal is not reached at the …

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Isabel Pérez-Doherty, Equal Are We Panel Moderator

Isabel is one of our very own from the YWCA movement. She is dedicated to serving causes that work to end inequity and create opportunities …

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Why Girls?

Today is International Day of the Girl, and we saw no better way to acknowledge it than by hosting a guest blog by one of …

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Meet Janice Jo Lee, Equal Are We Keynote

Janice Jo Lee (she/her), aka Sing Hey, is a Korean-Canadian artist from Kitchener, on Haldimand Tract treaty territory. She is a nationally-touring folk singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, …

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Meet Dr. Eden Hennessey, Equal Are We Keynote Speaker

Dr. Eden Hennessey is a social psychologist who researches and mobilizes knowledge related to diversity promotion and discrimination reduction. Her most recent work assesses the …

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