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Annual Shoe Memorial remembers victims of violence against women

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Exiting the SkyTrain in downtown Vancouver yesterday threw you into a frenzied Christmas world. The streets were lined with eager spectators for the annual Santa Claus parade and holiday festivities had already begun on one side of the Vancouver Art Gallery. Thousands of people were gathered to make ornaments, decorate gingerbread men, listen to live performances and wave to Santa has he paraded on by.

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Kwantlen University students illuminate voices of trans* women of colour

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With the National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women just a few days away, over 50 students, faculty and community members gathered at Kwantlen Polytechnic University in Surrey, B.C. to illuminate the conversation about violence against trans* women of colour.

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