December 6 events in New Brunswick

December 6th is the National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence against Women. Everyone is invited to participate in the events organized to mark this day across New Brunswick in 2015:

SHIPPAGAN: Commemorative Walk – Monday, December 7. Walk starts at 12:45 p.m. from the main entrance of the Shippagan campus of the Université de Moncton. For more information, contact Emilie Haché of the Table de concertation pour contrer la violence conjugale et familiale dans la Péninsule acadienne, telephone (506) 395-7632; email

BATHURST: Commemorative Walk To End Violence Friday, December 4th, noon. The walk will start at Holy Family Church, followed by a ceremony at the École secondaire Népisiguit. For more information, contact Emilie Vienneau, telephone (506) 545-8952.

MIRAMICHI: Commemorative Vigil Sunday, December 6th, 6 p.m. to 6:30 p.m., Queen Elizabeth Park, Newcastle. For more information, contact Deanna King, Domestic Violence Outreach Services, telephone (506) 778-6496.

FREDERICTON: Commemorative event,   Friday, December 4th, 7:45 a.m., N.B. Legislative Assembly, 706 Queen St. Please RSVP to or (506) 444-3024.

FREDERICTON: Event in remembrance of the Montreal Massacre and looking ahead at the future of women in engineering and technology, Friday, December 4th, 12:30 p.m., the University of New Brunswick – Fredericton campus, Dineen Auditorium in Head Hall.

RIVERVIEW: Sunday, December 6th, beginning at 6:30 p.m. Public gathering at Father Dan Bohan Centre, 5 Fatima Drive, next to Riverview Town Hall, followed by a candlelight vigil and laying of roses at the monument at Caseley Park. Organized by the December 6th Committee of Moncton and District Labour Council. For more information, telephone (506) 852-3537.

ANDREWS: “An Hour of Remembrance and Hope” – Sunday, December 6th, 6:30 p.m.   Wesley United Church, 77 William St., St. Andrews. Organized by the Charlotte County Abuse Prevention Network. For further information, telephone Charlotte County Community Outreach at (506) 469-5544.