Category Archive: Press Releases

Official Occupy Edmonton Press Releases

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/

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
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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Permanent link to this article: http://occupyedmonton.org/2012/02/841/

Jan
28

Re-Occupy Edmonton 2012

Media Advisory: TODAY!   OCCUPY EDMONTON TO OCCUPY U of A CAMPUS ON WEDNESDAY This Wednesday, Occupy Edmonton will join with students, faculty, support staff, contract workers and service workers from the University of Alberta and other post-secondary learning institutions across Canada in a national day of action to oppose continued tuition fee increases and …

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Permanent link to this article: http://occupyedmonton.org/2012/01/re-occupy-edmonton-2012/

Dec
12

Ocupy Yuletide Show!

Occupy Yuletide Press Release Download Poster here: http://occupyedmonton.org/resources/posters/yuletide.png

Permanent link to this article: http://occupyedmonton.org/2011/12/ocupy-yuletide-show/

Dec
01

Occupy Edmonton to Launch Online Help Line and Solidarity Squads

*******MEDIA UPDATE******* Occupy Edmonton to Launch Online Help Line and Solidarity Squads. Edmonton, AB – Occupy Edmonton has decided to launch two new programs as they continue to push for systems that work for people not against them. The first program they are launching is an online help request service called ‘Occupy Solidarity Squads’. Personal …

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Permanent link to this article: http://occupyedmonton.org/2011/12/occupy-edmonton-to-launch-online-help-line-and-solidarity-squads/

Dec
01

Occupy The Climate

OCCUPY THE CLIMATE: Global Day for Climate Action (Saturday, Dec. 3rd, 1pm) Right now the Canadian government is in Durban, South Africa trying to block any progress on an International response to the growing climate crisis. They are actively trying to thwart the process. Luckily, people right across Canada, joined by people all over the …

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Permanent link to this article: http://occupyedmonton.org/2011/12/occupy-the-climate/

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