Montreal Simon: Remembering the Murdered Women of the École Polytechnique.

In Montreal this evening, fourteen rays of light will rise into the sky, one after the other, from the summit of Mount Royal.So all Montrealers can see them, and remember the fourteen young women who were murdered twenty eight years ago today at the École Polytechnique. Murdered by a man who hated women.Read more »

Montreal Simon: Remembering the Legacy of the Montreal Massacre

I had just finished my last post, about Donald Trump's plans to all but eliminate gun controls in the United States.When I suddenly remembered that tonight fourteen beams of light will rise into the sky from the summit of Mount Royal, so all Montrealers can see them.And remember what happened on a snowy day in that city twenty-seven ...