Family and friends of 26-year-old Éloïse Dupuis gathered Saturday to remember a young woman whose death has sparked a movement.
The Laval event had all the features of a memorial with its candles, tributes, songs and photos. Behind it all, however, was an unmistakable sense of political urgency.
Dupuis’s aunt Manon Boyer wants Quebec’s Civil Code amended to prevent a further tragedy like the death of her Jehovah’s Witness niece. She repeated that call on Saturday, as did others in attendance.