28 Years Later: Beacons of Light in Remembrance
Montréal – 28 Years ago, 14 young women were victim of a tragic attack at the Polytechnique School of Montreal. In order to keep their memory alive, each year the town of Montreal organises 14 beacons of light to be projected on Mont-Royal lookout. The city encourages the public to gather around the projectors on Wednesday December 6th 2917 in order to honour the victims.
Moment Factory will organise the projection of the blue lights this year. There will be a brief welcome and a minutes of silence held beforehand and then the installation will start at 5:00 p.m and will end at 10 p.m. As the lights will comes on one by one, the names of the 14 victims will be read out loud. For more information, click here to access the official Facebook event. For more information about the victims and the tragedy which occurred, click here.