Each year on December 6, National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women, we honour the memory of the 14 young women at l'École Polytechnique de Montréal who were murdered in 1989 because they were women.
November 20 is the annual Trans Day of Remembrance (TDOR), a day dedicated to transgender, transsexual, and two-spirit individuals who have been killed or have been victims of violent attacks based on anti-transgender hatred or prejudice.
Regional Executive Vice-President Marianne Hladun submitted the following letter to the editor in response to the Aug. 31, 2012 opinion piece by Colin Craig, Prairie director of the Canadian Taxpayers Federation.
Dear Sisters and Brothers,Labour Day is a time to recognize the contributions of workers and their unions and their collective efforts to build stronger, safer communities for everyone. It’s also, now more than ever, a time to celebrate solidarity as we are faced with ongoing cuts to federal departments and services under the Harper government.
Dear Sisters & Brothers,National Public Service Week, June 10-16, marks the importance of federal public service employees and recognizes their accomplishments and the positive role they play in Canadian society.
A letter from Sister Marianne Hladun, Regional Executive Vice-President for the Prairies, recognizing the International Day Against Homophobia, a day that aims to reach all groups of society, regardless of their sexual orientation, to promote diversity and foster acceptance for LGBT peoples.