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Occupy Edmonton News and Updates

Feb
15

Vue Weekly: Necessary research

The University of Alberta has the capability to ban and remove people from its property. It’s a part of the legislation and bylaws that all universities in Alberta operate under. The institution’s properties are private. The University has its own security force, colloquially known as Campus 5-0. And, to get into the minutiae of policing, …

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Feb
13

Action Alert for Canada Post Employee

ACTION ALERT IN SUPPORT OF NICK DREIDGER: On February 1, Occupy Edmonton, in cooperation with U of A students, attempted to protest high fees and tuition increases on campus but were blocked by Edmonton police. At one point in the protest, a postal worker and CUPW shop steward, drove by and honked his horn in …

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Feb
07

General Assembly Minutes – February 7, 2012

Agenda Announcements -U of A-student support -banner drops rally on March 1st/2nd Occupy being a supportive presence -Banner Drop-yo! -tomorrow at U of A SUB -Action meeting – 8pm, weds – Skype – grimacetv -WCB Update- NAME – Feb 29th – March 2, rallies at noon each day -Wall of Shame – art build -NAME …

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Feb
07

General Assembly Minutes. February 4, 2012

General Assembly February 4th, 2012 Agenda Updates Forum Comms Cheques Announcements Meeting at 4 pm at the U of A campus Tuesday, GA meeting at Grant MacEwan at 6:30 Monday at 2 pm, Chilean Student Activist speaker at the U of A in the Telus Bldg., Rooms 236 /238 Legislature opening day is February 7 …

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Feb
03

General Assembly Minutes – February 2, 2012

Occupy Edmonton Meeting in the Dark, oooooh scary Minutes Feb 2 March Debrief positives -outreach! -media coordination/smart media strategy -getting students to chant/join -solidarity from yesterday -made police nervous -lawyers negatives -speakers -more chants -sign up sheets ready before -more visible Occupy presence -go to admin/Uhall as well -deescalation training Future steps -focus on changing …

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Feb
03

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Occupy Edmonton, in conjunction with students, faculty and support staff, planned a rally around tuition hikes, skyrocketing student debt and planned budget cuts yesterday at the University of Alberta. Peaceful protestors were greeted by lines of police blockading the University threatening arrests if protestors entered the publicly funded school grounds. The University …

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Jan
30

Metro Edmonton: Protesters set to re-Occupy Edmonton

Occupy Edmonton protesters will be back in force this week. The group announced on its website and Facebook page over the weekend that a rally will be held at 12 p.m. on Wednesday at Ezio Faraone Park before a march to the University of Alberta, where occupiers say they, along with students, will set up.This …

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Jan
30

CTV Edmonton: Occupy Edmonton plans new camp at U of A

Updated: Mon Jan. 30 2012 12:46:57 Chandra Lye, ctvedmonton.ca Occupy Edmonton has been planning a new day of occupation. In a press release the group indicated that they will be marching to the University of Alberta on Wednesday where they will set up a new camp. Protestors said the move will be their participation in …

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Jan
29

General Assembly Meeting Notes – January 28, 2012

Agenda 1. Report back from consulta 2. Feb 1st 3. Update Enbridge 4. International Week 5. Debate 1. Consulta 40 – 50 participants, discussed messaging, tactics tuition, faculty cuts, student debt broke out into working groups: logistics, arts, outreach, comms, media request for spokesperson training discussion around freeskool facebook event is up comms working group meeting Sunday …

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Jan
29

General Assembly Minutes – January 21, 2012

Introductions;   Name and what was your childhood dream? Announcement;   -Communications need to make an update on website, social networks, etc. about consulta (date,time,location) Updates:   -CONSULTA; Planning for a consulta at the UofA a room is being booked for Thursday Jan. 26 @ 5pm. Postering for the event on Monday from 2-3pm. Will …

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