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Occupy Edmonton News and Updates

Apr
04

Decolonize & Anti-Oppression Workshop 2014

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-When/Where- Location: Room #1-5, Business Building (School of Business), University of Alberta, 116 St & 85 Ave, Michel Territory, Edmonton, AB Date: Sunday, April 13th, 2014 Time: 12:00pm – 4:00pm -What- – community potluck before the workshop begins: please bring a dish enough to serve 2 – 3 people (as well as serving utensils for …

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Permanent link to this article: http://occupyedmonton.org/2014/04/decolonize-anti-oppression-workshop-2014/

Mar
15

Occupy Edmonton Presents: Income Inequality Forum

WHAT: Please join us for speakers and panel discussion. We will have an intermission for a free lunch, and then form break out groups and discuss inequality in a more casual setting, amongst those who wish to participate WHEN: April 27, 2014 from 1 PM to 4 PM. WHERE: Edmonton Public Library, 7 Sir Winston …

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Permanent link to this article: http://occupyedmonton.org/2014/03/occupy-edmonton-presents-income-inequality-forum/

Mar
27

Occupy Edmonton raises awareness at the New Remand Center opening, March 19, 2013.

Duct tape, handcuffs and some willing participants:  Occupy Edmonton came out to raise awareness of Ashley Smith and prisoner mistreatment, at the new Remand Center opening. Song:  Propagandhi – Last Will And Testament For more information on Ashley Smith, click here.

Permanent link to this article: http://occupyedmonton.org/2013/03/occupy-edmonton-raises-awareness-at-the-new-remand-center-opening-march-19-2013/

Sep
12

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: EDMONTONIANS RALLY IN SUPPORT OF NATION WIDE CALL OUT FOR POLITICAL ACCOUNTABILITY

Edit:  Due to the unforeseen passing of Peter Lougheed, it has been requested that Occupy Edmonton does not march to the Legislature on Sunday, where families will be mourning.  Instead, Occupy Edmonton will march downtown and return to Canada Place, where speakers will take the podium at 3:15 PM. Edmonton, Alberta, September 13, 2012: Occupy …

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Permanent link to this article: http://occupyedmonton.org/2012/09/for-immediate-release-edmontonians-rally-in-support-of-nation-wide-call-out-for-political-accountability/

Aug
25

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Occupy Edmonton To Host Another Free BBQ

Occupy Edmonton will be holding its 2nd free BBQ on August 26th, from 12:00 PM to 4:30 PM at Veterans Park (10013 102 Street NW), which is open to the public. There will be live and recorded music, games, and other festivities. Beyond providing free food, Occupy Edmonton is working to build community and solidarity …

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Permanent link to this article: http://occupyedmonton.org/2012/08/for-immediate-release-occupy-edmonton-to-host-another-free-bbq/

May
01

General Strike Today! May Day

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Edmontonians to march in honor of May Day, International Workers Day Marchers will rally and take to the streets to defend the rights of workers and defend the rights of all EDMONTON- On Tuesday May 1st Edmontonians will gather at 112th Street and 82nd Avenue, joining millions demonstrating internationally in defense of the rights of …

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Permanent link to this article: http://occupyedmonton.org/2012/05/general-strike-today-may-day/

Feb
20

Action Alert – Nick Driedger phase two

Where is nick driedger phase two On the day that Occupy Edmonton in cooperation with U of A students attempted to protest high fees and tuition increases on campus but were blocked by police, a postal worker and CUPW shop steward, drove by and honked his horn in support of the students and Occupy. The postal …

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Permanent link to this article: http://occupyedmonton.org/2012/02/action-alert-nick-driedger-phase-two/

Feb
20

General Assembly Minutes – February 18, 2012

General Assembly February 18th, 2012 Agenda Updates May Day Finance WCB Nestle March of Solidarity Kirk’s cleaning party Greater Edmonton Food Other Proposals Media and communications issue discussion Discuss GA process for the new faces at the meeting Introductions Updates May Day (NAME) – May 1, 2012 – Occupy be present in solidarity with all …

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Permanent link to this article: http://occupyedmonton.org/2012/02/general-assembly-minutes-february-18-2012/

Feb
15

Talk of the Town: Occupy Edmonton Re-Surfaces

Alberta PrimeTime More than two months have passed since Occupy Edmonton’s eviction from its downtown camp, but the movement has re-surfaced at the University of Alberta campus. The latest occupation protests rising tuition, student debt and what the camp is calling, “corporatization of education”. How do students fit into the 99 per cent? How long …

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Permanent link to this article: http://occupyedmonton.org/2012/02/talk-of-the-town-occupy-edmonton-re-surfaces/

Feb
15

General Assembly Minutes – February 11, 2012

Agenda Saturday February 11th 2012 minutes Intro – Many new faces so we had an introduction for everyone Updates – This GA was recorded a contact sheet was handed out and we will get a copy of the video.  It is being compiled for a film festival U of A update – Presence of University …

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Permanent link to this article: http://occupyedmonton.org/2012/02/general-assembly-minutes-february-7-2012-2/

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