Category Archive: In The Mainstream

Occupy Edmonton in the Mainstream Media

Oct
18

Occupy Edmonton to Defy Tuesday Eviction Deadline

Care2.com – Ann B. Occupy Edmonton protesters decided in a general meeting Monday evening that they will not vacate the park they occupy on Jasper Avenue by the 10 A.M deadline on Tuesday. Melcor, who owns the property, asked the protesters to vacate, giving them a deadline to leave but not a reason why they …

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Oct
18

Occupy Edmonton: The Movement Spreads

Care2.com – Ann B. The Occupy movement spread to Canada Friday with rallies, marches and activists pitching tents in public spaces in major cities across the country. The province of Alberta saw protests in Calgary and its capital Edmonton. Organizers of Occupy Edmonton estimate that 2,000 people converged on Churchill Square at noon for a …

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Oct
16

Occupy Edmonton Camp Still in Place as Global Protests Grow

Edmonton, AB – About 50-60 Edmontonian’s have set-up camp following a mass ‘Occupy Edmonton’ rally yesterday that saw over a thousand people take to Edmonton streets. The camp is located at 102 street and Jasper avenue. There is no indication about how long the camp will remain in place. Yesterday Edmonton joined with over 1700 …

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Oct
12

Activists sign up to Occupy Edmonton

HEATHER MCINTYRE METRO EDMONTON Published: October 12, 2011 5:47 a.m. Last modified: October 11, 2011 11:49 p.m. Painting the words “Occupy Everywhere” seemed most appropriate to Michael Thomas. Thomas is one of many people who have been busy making signs this week for Occupy Edmonton, slated for noon on Saturday at Churchill Square. The occupation …

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Oct
12

Wall Street occupation inspires Canadian protesters

Updated: Sun Oct. 02 2011 19:18:25 Josh Visser, CTVNews.ca Staff   Inspired by protesters along Wall Street and in other U.S. cities, hundreds are expected to occupy Toronto’s Bay Street in two weeks to air their various grievances against the financial system and its wealthiest companies. The protest near Wall Street in New York is …

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Oct
12

Occupy Wall Street movement headed to Bay Street, other Canadian centres

By: Colin Perkel, The Canadian Press Posted: 10/11/2011 4:15 PM   TORONTO – It’s a mass protest movement without formal leadership that began on Wall Street, and on Saturday it will coalesce for the first time in Canada. Those involved with Occupy Bay Street and similar demonstrations planned for other Canadian centres are trying to …

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Oct
12

Occupy movement plans to take protests to Canadian streets

Kim Mackrael AND Justine Hunter TORONTO AND VANCOUVER— From Monday’ s Globe and Mail (includes correction) Published Sunday, Oct. 09, 2011 8:34PM EDT Last updated Wednesday, Oct. 12, 2011 6:40PM EDT One week before Occupy Wall Street-style demonstrations are expected to begin in hundreds of locations around the world, organizers in several Canadian cities are …

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Oct
11

City prepares to join global protest against Wall Street

By Chris Zdeb, Edmonton Journal October 11, 2011 EDMONTON — The occupation of Wall Street in New York City has spread to Edmonton. Local organizers are preparing to take part in a worldwide rally next weekend protesting corporate greed and corruption. The Occupy Edmonton event will start at noon Saturday in Sir Winston Churchill Square, …

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