Category Archive: Press Releases

Official Occupy Edmonton Press Releases

Oct
24

Occupy Edmonton Lives to See Another Sunrise from Downtown Camp

*******MEDIA UPDATE******* Occupy Edmonton Lives to See Another Sunrise from Downtown Camp Edmonton, AB – Over 200 people stood and cheered as the 11:00 eviction deadline given to ‘Occupy Edmonton’ by Melcor Development Corporation came and went. The occupation remains in place as Occupy Edmonton awaits a response from the company. The Occupy Edmonton camp, …

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Permanent link to this article: http://occupyedmonton.org/2011/10/occupy-edmonton-lives-to-see-another-sunrise-from-downtown-camp/

Oct
24

Letter to Melcor

Officers of Melcor Developments Limited, We, the participants of Occupy Edmonton, write in response to the letter of 21 October 2011 that we have received from you. We write with an invitation. As you know, the site at 102nd and Jasper has been occupied by members of the Edmonton community as part of a global …

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Permanent link to this article: http://occupyedmonton.org/2011/10/letter-to-melcor/

Oct
22

Eviction Evasion Pt. 2

Just hoping for your help. We have been given an eviction deadline of Sunday at 11:00 p.m. by the company (Melcor) that owns the park we are currently occupying in the heart of Edmonton’s financial district. We are planning on fighting the eviction but need your help and solidarity to do it. How you can …

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Permanent link to this article: http://occupyedmonton.org/2011/10/eviction-evasion-pt-2/

Oct
18

Evict Alberta Environment!

ACTION ALERT: JOIN with Occupy Edmonton in Giving an Eviction Notice to Alberta Gov’t Environment Department! A day after the Occupy Edmonton camp fended off potential eviction camp members will be delivering an eviction notice of their own – this time to Alberta Environment. The members of the group are giving the GIANT notice to …

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Permanent link to this article: http://occupyedmonton.org/2011/10/evict-alberta-environment/

Oct
18

Evasion of Eviction!

*******MEDIA UPDATE******* Melcor Backs Off Evacuation Request of Occupy Edmonton Camp Edmonton, AB – Melcor has backed away from a 10:00 am eviction request given to the ‘Occupy Edmonton’ camp. In discussions with the company just prior to the evacuation deadline Melcor representatives have said the camp may remain in-place and they will not request …

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Permanent link to this article: http://occupyedmonton.org/2011/10/evasion-of-eviction/

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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Permanent link to this article: http://occupyedmonton.org/2011/10/occupy-edmonton-camp-still-in-place-as-global-protests-grow/

Oct
12

Call to Action!

We are the 99% http://occupyedmonton.org/ This Saturday people in Edmonton will join a global movement of people pushing for a better world and we want you to join us. What began with a few people setting up tents in Wall Street’s Financial District in New York City has ballooned into a movement of thousands. 100′s …

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Permanent link to this article: http://occupyedmonton.org/2011/10/call-to-action/

Oct
12

***Media Advisory***

Edmonton to Join Occupy Wall Street Protests on Global Day of Action   Edmonton, AB –On Saturday, October 15th Edmonton will join with over 1300 cities around the world in supporting a growing ‘Occupy Wall Street/Occupy Together movement.’ The Occupy Edmonton group is concerned about how corporate interests are infecting our political institutions and dictating …

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Permanent link to this article: http://occupyedmonton.org/2011/10/media-advisory/

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