//In Memory – École Polytechnique

In Memory – École Polytechnique

montreal-massacre-remembered

  1. Geneviève Bergeron (born 1968), civil engineering student
  2. Hélène Colgan (born 1966), mechanical engineering student
  3. Nathalie Croteau (born 1966), mechanical engineering student
  4. Barbara Daigneault (born 1967), mechanical engineering student
  5. Anne-Marie Edward (born 1968), chemical engineering student
  6. Maud Haviernick (born 1960), materials engineering student
  7. Maryse Laganière (born 1964), budget clerk in the École Polytechnique’s finance department
  8. Maryse Leclair (born 1966), materials engineering student
  9. Anne-Marie Lemay (born 1967), mechanical engineering student
  10. Sonia Pelletier (born 1961), mechanical engineering student
  11. Michèle Richard (born 1968), materials engineering student
  12. Annie St-Arneault (born 1966), mechanical engineering student
  13. Annie Turcotte (born 1969), materials engineering student
  14. Barbara Klucznik-Widajewicz (born 1958), nursing student
[su_quote cite=”Todd Minerson – Executive Director at White Ribbon Campaign”]6 short words for December 6th.
Never forget.
Have hope.
Take action.[/su_quote]

Bells

The hallways filled with smiles, as the snow fell on the sixth
The Flashing lights they turned, the power of ‘thought’ just ceased
Or has it just begun, as the crowd gathers to mourn
The women in their prime, they still will shine
And another still will be born…

The Bells don’t ring, the Bells don’t ring, the Bells don’t ring anymore
They’re better and stronger than they ever were before,
Someday the Bells will ring some more…

Down at the stadium the next week, the crowd sings “I can’t get no Satisfaction”
Justice was not, and will not be served, when the gender is still in fashion
Wisdom is knowledge in time, the watch of life stops only with fate
The women there now in Montreal, heads up high, they still have love and hate…

The Bells don’t ring, the Bells don’t ring, the Bells don’t ring anymore
They’re better and stronger than they ever were before,
Someday the Bells will ring some more…

We are all kids, in the schoolyard of hope
Faith has no rules or conditions
This place is cruel, one door opens….and another…and another shuts…

Now the board is wiped clean, as the classroom air fills with sighs
The girl sits at her seat, with a glimmer in her eyes
There’s a feeling of independence, with herself and her friends
The wind blows in the court yard, and the apple on the desk still shines

The Bells will ring, the Bells will ring, the Bells will ring some more
Mais plus que j’amais les filles sont plus fieres eh fortes,
Oh oui J’entends les cloches sonner encore
I think I just heard the Bells ringing some more.
I think I just heard the Bells ringing some more.

~ Michelle

2016-10-21T21:43:11+00:00 December 6th, 2014|Categories: Violence Against Women|Tags: |1 Comment

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  1. Peter December 7, 2014 at 2:39 am

    Mais plus que j’amais les filles sont plus fieres et fort…..
    But more than ever the girls are more confident and strong…..

    Oh Oui J’attends les cloche sonner encore….
    Oh, Yes I heard the bells ring again….

    Nous ne oublierons jamais…..We will never forget.
    Toujours dans notre coeur …….Always in our hearts

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