Today December 6th marks the annual National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women. A candlelight vigil will be held at the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Headquarters, paying tribute to the 14 women who were murdered at École Polytechnique de Montréal, as well as each and every woman in Ontario whose life have been harmed or lost to gender-based violence. This years event attendees will hear from Glen Canning. Glen Canning is an advocate for victims of sexual assault. He is the father of Rehtaeh Anne Parsons, a Nova Scotia teenager who was sexually assaulted by four males at a home near Halifax in November 2011. Locally, the Women’s Rural Resource Centre in Strathroy would like to invite you to their annual Vigil today. They will honour and remember the victims of Violence Against Women, including the 14 women who were killed in the École Polytechnique Massacre on Dec.6, 1989. The vigil will take place at the Strathroy Library (34 Frank St.) at 2:30pm. Light refreshments will follow.