Activists finger Prime Minister Stephen Harper in Electro-Motive Diesel Canada’s alleged “state-sponsored corporate greed” and labor malpractices. By: Obert Madondo | The Canadian Progressive: Occupy Ottawa activists are expected to join thousands of Canadian Occupy and labour activists in London, Ont., on Saturday, January 21, for a massive
As the Occupy Ottawa website reported earlier, on Sunday, December 11, 2011, more than 100 people packed O’Reilly’s Pub in Perth to hear speakers from the Occupy Ottawa movement talk about their collective and personal experiences. With this visit, dubbed Meet The Occupation, Canada’s newest
A protest on Parliament Hill to end Omnibus Crime Bill C-10. Ending violence against indigenous women. A teach-in for Crime Bill C-10. Occupy Toronto Activist Assembly. Martin Luther King Day of Action. Occupy Congress. These are some of the actions being facilitated by Occupy Ottawa
Occupy Ottawa activist, Andy Wilson, sees a future political role for the movement. During Occupy Ottawa’s November 28 General Assembly, Wilson proposed the creation of a Political Action Committee for the movement. During its December 3, General Assembly, Occupy Ottawa approved his proposal.
The irony of it all! At around 2.am Wednesday morning, more than 150 Ottawa Police officers pounced on eight Occupy Ottawa protesters peacefully resisting eviction from Confederation Park, where they’d camped for five weeks shining a light on growing economic disparities in Canada. In the
Metro News reports on my injuries sustained when I was dragged by Ottawa Police officers during the eviction of Occupy Ottawa protesters from Confederation Park shortly after 2.am yesterday. Quote from the paper: “”They dragged me for a distance — it was very rough,” said Madondo
With crackdowns against Occupy protesters in New York, Vancouver and other Canadian cities in recent days, we knew this moment of force and madness would come to Canada’s capital. Today, on its 38th day of a peaceful occupation of Confederation Park, the Occupy Ottawa movement
by Obert Madondo | The Canadian Progressive, Nov. 18, 2011: Even as the threat of eviction from Confederation Park looms larger, the Occupy Ottawa movement is getting stronger, says Arun Smith. Yesterday, the movement held simultaneous marches before four key Ottawa landmarks: the Canadian Human Rights Monument,