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Feb
15

Talk of the Town: Occupy Edmonton Re-Surfaces

Alberta PrimeTime More than two months have passed since Occupy Edmonton’s eviction from its downtown camp, but the movement has re-surfaced at the University of Alberta campus. The latest occupation protests rising tuition, student debt and what the camp is calling, “corporatization of education”. How do students fit into the 99 per cent? How long …

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Permanent link to this article: http://occupyedmonton.org/2012/02/talk-of-the-town-occupy-edmonton-re-surfaces/

Feb
15

General Assembly Minutes – February 11, 2012

Agenda Saturday February 11th 2012 minutes Intro – Many new faces so we had an introduction for everyone Updates – This GA was recorded a contact sheet was handed out and we will get a copy of the video.  It is being compiled for a film festival U of A update – Presence of University …

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Permanent link to this article: http://occupyedmonton.org/2012/02/general-assembly-minutes-february-7-2012-2/

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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Permanent link to this article: http://occupyedmonton.org/2012/02/vue-weekly-necessary-research/

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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Permanent link to this article: http://occupyedmonton.org/2012/02/action-alert-for-canada-post-employee/

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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Permanent link to this article: http://occupyedmonton.org/2012/02/general-assembly-minutes-february-2-2012/

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

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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Permanent link to this article: http://occupyedmonton.org/2012/01/ctv-edmonton-occupy-edmonton-plans-new-camp-at-u-of-a/

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/

Jan
07

Donation Update

To Occupy Edmonton – An Update on WePay As many of you are aware, during the occupation we had an account with WePay for the receiving of donations online. Almost from the beginning we have been unable to get a hold of this money. WePay has a policy of only transfering money to U.S. bank …

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