Category Archive: Press Releases

Official Occupy Edmonton Press Releases

Nov
22

Eviction in 24 hrs

Occupy Edmonton has been informed that we will be evicted by the police in the next 24 hours, probably after 11pm tonight. We need YOUR help to remain at our current 102st and Jasper location. Support us by: 1. COME ON DOWN to Camp; Eviction is expected anytime after 11pm. Our best guess is eviction …

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Permanent link to this article: http://occupyedmonton.org/2011/11/eviction-in-24-hrs/

Nov
22

OCCUPY EDMONTON: The reason we occupy and what we want.

Dear Ralph Young, We regret that you have chosen not to accept our offer of mediation and that you are no longer open to dialogue. Instead you are choosing to push us towards a forceful eviction and are threatening to personally sue individuals for costs. We wanted to take this moment to explain to you, …

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Permanent link to this article: http://occupyedmonton.org/2011/11/open-letter-to-ralph-young-of-melcor/

Nov
19

Occupy Edmonton Facing Eviction 11pm this Sunday

Occupy Edmonton into it’s 36th day is now facing another eviction notice for this Sunday, November 20th for 11pm. But from our sources and perspective, this time is serious. Want to know why? Come down tomorrow and we can tell you. Has everything to do with collaboration between police, the city, and Melcor. Once again, …

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Permanent link to this article: http://occupyedmonton.org/2011/11/occupy-edmonton-facing-eviction-11pm-this-sunday/

Nov
19

Another Eviction Notice..Nov. 19th

Occupy Edmonton has been given a Sunday, 11:00 pm eviction notice. We are discussing what to do at tonight’s GA. In the meantime we are hoping you can support the Occupation by asking your supporters, friends and allies to: Sign the petition at http://www.thepetitionsite.com/3/stop-the-eviction-of-occupy-edmonton/ Phone Melcor at (780) 423-6931 and tell them to let us …

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Permanent link to this article: http://occupyedmonton.org/2011/11/another-eviction-notice-nov-19th/

Nov
17

*Occupy Edmonton to Hold Free BBQ to Thank Community*

*Edmonton, AB –* On the 2-month anniversary of the Occupation of Wall Street, Occupy Edmonton members will be holding two free BBQ’s. The BBQ’s will be held to thank the people of Edmonton for their support of the camp and to encourage people to visit the camp and talk to members about the reason why …

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Permanent link to this article: http://occupyedmonton.org/2011/11/occupy-edmonton-to-hold-free-bbq-to-thank-community/

Nov
10

Occupy Wall Street Donates $7,500 in Cold-Weather Survival Gear to Occupy Edmonton

Edmonton, AB – Occupy Wall Street just approved a $7,500 donation to Occupy Edmonton, in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, to help grow the global occupy movement. Occupy Wall Street members voted in favor of the donation at last night’s general assembly in NYC. “We were overjoyed to hear the news. With this donation we will be …

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Permanent link to this article: http://occupyedmonton.org/2011/11/occupy-wall-street-donates-7500-in-cold-weather-survival-gear-to-occupy-edmonton/

Nov
10

*Occupy Edmonton to Make Special Mayoral Delivery*

********MEDIA ADVISORY******** *Edmonton, AB –* Members of Occupy Edmonton will be going to city hall today to make a special delivery to Mayor Mandel. Mandel has been very vocal about his opposition to the peaceful assembly and says he is considering options which may include shutting off power to the site. Despite recently approving millions …

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Permanent link to this article: http://occupyedmonton.org/2011/11/occupy-edmonton-to-make-special-mayoral-delivery/

Nov
08

Urgent Help: Occupy Edmonton In Need Of Winter Equipment

Occupy Edmonton has a strong and growing community of supporters. Over the past 21 days we have been able to set-up and serve the needs, not only of our community, but many others as well. We have been giving clothing donations to many members disenfranchised by our society and have provided an active food service. …

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Permanent link to this article: http://occupyedmonton.org/2011/11/urgent-help-occupy-edmonton-in-need-of-winter-equipment/

Oct
26

Robin Hood Tax Day of Action – Press Release

*******MEDIA ADVISORY******* Occupy Edmonton to Participate in Global Day of Action for Occupy Movement: Push for global Robin Hood tax Edmonton, AB – This Saturday cities all over the world will take to the streets to push for a small thing to make a big difference: a tax on the banks that will make them …

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Permanent link to this article: http://occupyedmonton.org/2011/10/robin-hood-tax-day-of-action-press-release/

Oct
26

Robin Hood Tax Call to Action!

TIME FOR A BANK JOB! This Saturday cities all over the world will push for a small thing to make a big difference: a tax on the banks that will make them give back a small percentage of their profits to programs that benefit the people from whom they profit. Come out and make the …

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Permanent link to this article: http://occupyedmonton.org/2011/10/robin-hood-tax-day-of-action/

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