Media Advisory - End Violence Against Women Candlelight Vigil, December 6th, Holland Park, Surrey

SURREY, BC, Dec. 5, 2022 /CNW/ - The New Westminster and District Labour Council and the Public Service Alliance of Canada are sponsoring a candlelight vigil at Holland Park in Surrey on December 6th, the National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women in Canada. December 6th marks the anniversary of the murder of 14 women at the École Polytechnique in Montreal.

Members of the public will gather to reflect on violence against women and collect donations for local women's organizations.

  • What: End Violence Against Women Candlelight Vigil

  • When: 6:00PM to 7:00PM, Tuesday December 6th, 2022

  • Where: Holland Park, 13428 Old Yale Road, Surrey BC

Scheduled Speakers:

  • Roxanne Feeny

  • Rachna Singh, MLA for Surrey-Green Timbers and Parliamentary Secretary for Anti-Racism

  • Melissa Chirino, chair, BC Federation of Students

  • Coleen Jones, president, New Westminster and District Labour Council

  • Dr. Balbir Gurm, Network for Ending Violence in Relationships (NEVR)

  • Zita Lambert, Public Service Alliance of Canada

 

SOURCE Public Service Alliance of Canada - BC Region

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