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By Pam Rubin, Lucille Harper, Tara Reddick, Linda MacDonald, Jeanne Sarson, Bernadette MacDonald, and Johannah May Black
April 24, 2020

The Women’s Equality and Liberty Coalition, who as an intervener made an oral submission on the case to the Supreme Court of Canada is disappointed by the judgment.

An intervener in the murder of Cindy Gladue Case at the Supreme Court of Canada

By Hilla
October 12, 2018

The Women’s Equality and Liberty Coalition, as an intervener in the case, made written and oral submissions on the case to the Supreme Court of Canada

Today, in a protest held by Vancouver Rape Relief and Women’s Shelter, twelve women wearing black stood in front of the Vancouver Art Gallery holding signs with the names of the twelve women who were murdered by their male partners in BC this year.

November 30, 2014

In 2009, the collective at Vancouver Rape Relief and Women's Shelter took to the streets every time a woman in Canada was killed by her male partner. In our woman-only action we held signs with the murdered woman's name, age, and date of her death. We mourned the women who had been murdered by their husbands.

2009

Lépine was clear, “Women to one side. You are all feminists, I hate feminists,” he shouted. One of the young survivors, Natalie, tells reporters how she pleaded at the time, “We are only women in engineering who want to live a normal life.” She is unaware she had risen above her station. But her attacker, Lépine, was sure that it was not yet normal for Canadian women to become engineers.

By Lee Lakeman

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