EVENTS: National Day of Remembrance & Action on Violence Against Women


Halifax event on December 6 begins at 5:15 pm at the Halifax Public Library on Spring Garden for the outside vigil – Join us at this gender inclusive and alcohol free event that will begin outside the front entrance of the Halifax Central Library, for the candlelight vigil. Following, we will go inside of the Halifax Central Library’s Paul O’Regan Hall for refreshments, music, action, and a screening of the film, Polytechnique.

Yarmouth – 5 pm in Frost Park (Storm location is Yarmouth Town Hall – Meet at the Yarmouth Town Hall and a candlelight vigil will proceed to the monument in Frost Park. A few short words and songs to commemorate the national Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women. Organized by the South West Labour Group and Tri-Counties Women’s Centre.

Middleton – 7 pm vigil will be held at the Holy Trinity Anglican Church. 

Stellarton – 10 am vigil to be held at the NSCC Pictou Campus gymnasium in Stellarton. 

Wolfville – Women’s & Gender Studies invite members of the Acadia University community and the community at large to the  Annual December 6th Vigil to commemorate  Canada’s National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence against Women from 4:30 – 5:30 pm at the Wolfville Farmers Market  24 Elm Avenue, Wolfville.

New Glasgow will host National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women:
Not so Silent Vigil from 6:00 to 8:00 pm at 135 Provost St., New Glasgow (former Lolly’s location)
Join us for an evening of musical, literary and dramatic performances followed by an Open Mic.  This event will speak about the issue of Violence Against Women and celebrate the many beautiful, brave and fabulous women in our lives.


When: December 6
Time: 12:00 – 1:30 pm
Where: Main Lobby, LA Bown College of the North Atlantic

Screening of the film Le Polytechnique
When: December 6at 11 am
Where: Joey Smallwood Arts and Culture Centre

Rocky Harbour
When: Monday Dec 10th at 7:00 pm
Where: St. Matthews Anglican Church

Corner Brook
When: December 6 at 11 am
Where: College of the North Atlantic, main lobby

St. John’s
When: December 6 at 6 pm
Where: EN 2006, SJ Carew (Engineering) Building, Memorial University of Newfoundland


When: December 6 at noon
Where: Memorial Hall, Confederation Centre of the Arts


When: December 6 at 6:30 pm
Where: Fr. Dan Bohan Centre 5 Fatima Drive, next to Riverview Town Hall