Take Back the Night on Oct. 3

Annual march in support of the safety of women and children goes rain or shine at 6:15 p.m. from Canadian Tire

Annual march happens Thursday

Annual march happens Thursday

The 14th annual Take Back the Night event, a community march in support of women and children’s safety, happens Thursday, October 3 in Castlegar.

Everyone is welcome to gather in the Canadian Tire parking lot. The march will leave there at 6:15 p.m. under RCMP escort and proceed on the sidewalk to the Safeway parking lot.

Banners, signs, noisemakers, balloons, etc. are encouraged and, upon arrival at the Safeway parking lot, there will be speakers, musicians and refreshments.

The march is organized by the Violence Against Women in Relationships Committee.