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December 6, 2019

December 6, 2019: 30 years ago 14 women were murdered at École Polytechnique’s engineering school in the deadliest mass shooting in Canadian history. To commemorate this tragic event and to promote the outstanding work of female engineers across Canada, Engineering Deans Canada invited each of the Canadian engineering schools that offered an accredited engineering program in 1989 to put forward the story of an engineering alumna who graduated within three years of the massacre (1986-1992), and whose career exemplifies the value that women bring to the engineering profession and to society.

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