28/29 École Polytechnique Massacre

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Montreal, Québec

In 1989, a 25-year-old man with a rifle entered the École Polytechnique engineering school with a specific target in mind: women. The ensuing massacre would go on to have lasting effects on the province of Québec, as well as the entire nation. 

Part 2 Timestamp To forward just past the massacre - 26:50

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Credits:
Narration and music arrangement, writing, additional research: Kristi Lee
Research and writing: Suzanne St John
Additional research: Meg Zhang
Voice of shooter: Emile Gauthier of Distorsion Podcast
Story consultant: Tracey Lindeman
Audio production: Erik Krosby

Main information sources:

BOOKS:

Rampage: Canadian Mass Murder and Spree Killing by Lee Mellor
The Montreal Massacre: A Story of Membership Categorization Analysis (2003),
Peter Eglin
Legalizing Misandry: From Public Shame to Systemic Discrimination Against Men
By Paul Nathanson, Katherine K. Young  
Marc Lépine: The Montreal Massacre, By RJ Parker

FILM & VIDEO
Polytechnique (2009) directed by Denis Villeneuve and written by Villeneuve and Jacques Davidts.
Reframing the Montreal Massacre (1995) by Maureen Bradley   
CBC’s Fifth Estate - Legacy of Pain
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lHeHD8pZiFw
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ndkw0yK85z4

ARTICLES AND OTHER RESOURCES:
Gendercide: The Montreal Massacre, by Katherine Ramsland for TruTV’s Crime Library
http://web.archive.org/web/20111122213111/http://www.trutv.com:80/library/crime/notorious_murders/mass/marc_lepine/index.html
http://www.flare.com/news/remember-the-women-of-the-montreal-massacre-by-more-than-just-their-names/
https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/montreal/montreal-massacre-victims-1.797455 http://montrealgazette.com/news/local-news/remembering-the-polytechnique-victims
https://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/national/the-awful-echoes-of-marc-lepine/article1145087/
https://www.theguardian.com/g2/story/0,,1872900,00.html
http://msmagazine.com/blog/2014/12/05/say-their-names-remembering-the-montreal-massacre/
http://ottawacitizen.com/news/national/page-how-i-sanitized-the-feminist-outrage-over-the-montreal-massacre
http://www.thecanadianencyclopedia.ca/en/article/gun-control/  https://www.thestar.com/news/canada/2010/09/21/a_mothers_battle_to_save_the_longgun_registry.html
http://www.macleans.ca/news/canada/25-years-after-the-montreal-massacre-gun-control-is-now-as-lax-as-ever/
http://nationalpost.com/news/canada/long-gun-registry-end-celebrated-by-harper-tories
http://www.diarmani.com/Montreal_Coroners_Report.pdf
https://schoolshooters.info/sites/default/files/lepine_note_1.1.pdf
http://www.cbc.ca/archives/topic/the-montreal-massacre
http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/montreal/montreal-massacre-victims-1.797455
https://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/national/montreal-massacre-victims-to-be-remembered/article1144433/
https://www.thestar.com/news/insight/2014/12/06/two_women_on_marc_lpines_death_list_speak_out.html
https://www.theguardian.com/world/2012/dec/03/montreal-massacre-canadas-feminists-remember
https://www.thecanadianencyclopedia.ca/en/article/se-souvenir-de-la-tragedie-de-polytechnique-au-dela-du-devoir-de-memoire/ 
http://ottawacitizen.com/news/national/page-how-i-sanitized-the-feminist-outrage-over-the-montreal-massacre
http://rrj.ca/indecent-exposure/ 
http://montrealgazette.com/news/local-news/remembering-the-polytechnique-victims
http://ottawacitizen.com/news/national/page-how-i-sanitized-the-feminist-outrage-over-the-montreal-massacre
https://www.winnipegfreepress.com/local/bad-parent-no-an-imperfect-one-175050751.html
https://globalnews.ca/video/1712599/focus-montreal-nathalie-provost-remembers
https://www.chatelaine.com/living/remembering-the-montreal-massacre/ 
http://bv.cdeacf.ca/CF_PDF/LVR/2005/126409.pdf
http://www.rememberoursisterseverywhere.com/group/markerofchange
https://artpublicmontreal.ca/en/oeuvre/nef-pour-quatorze-reines/
http://www.dontnamethem.org/
https://www.huffingtonpost.ca/2017/11/24/violence-against-women_a_23287474/
https://www.canadianwomen.org/the-facts/gender-based-violence/

Music Credits
Podcast theme music created by We Talk of Dreams
Music below is used under an Attribution License - http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/
Chris Zabriskie - Cylinders 7
Kevin McLeod (Incomptech) - Deliberate Thought
Swelling - Night I
Swelling - Night II
Swelling - Night III
Swelling - Dawn II
Swelling - Day I
ROZKOL - The Institute Laboratories
Chris Zabriskie - I don't see the branches, I see the leaves
Kevin McLeod (Incomptech) - Bittersweet
Kevin McLeod (Incomptech) - Lost Time
Kevin McLeod (Incomptech) - Shaddowlands 1 - Horizon
Kevin McLeod (Incomptech) - Echoes of Time
Kei Engel - Denouement
Kai Engel - Periculum
Philipp Weigl - Subdivision of the Masses