Canadian Human Rights Monument, Ottawa
March 1, 2012 – Beginning with this post, Occupy-Ottawa.org will publish a synopsis of what’s taken place over the course of each month, as well as some of the trending topics at Occupy Ottawa, with …Read More
Hundreds of Ottawans are expected on Parliament Hill tomorrow to demand justice for 600 missing and murdered Indigenous women in Canada. The event is part of the nationwide February 14th Annual Women’s Memorial March, which …Read More
The Conservative government’s “austerity” budget cuts, they’re coming. Huge cuts to social programs and services. Cuts so deep they’ll alter the quality of life of thousands of Canadians. Especially through massive job losses in the …Read More
Hundreds of activists are expected on Parliament Hill at noon on Tuesday, January 31, to protest the Harper Conservative government’s widely condemned omnibus crime Bill C-10. The protest is being organized by the Political Action …Read More
Occupy Ottawa activists are expected to join thousands of Canadian Occupy and labour activists in London, Ont., on Saturday, January 21, for a massive rally against Electro-Motive Diesel Canada. The company, a subsidiary of U.S. …Read More
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 …Read More
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 …Read More
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 …Read More
Occupy Ottawa’s tents are gone from Confederation Park. But the movement’s right to use the park to exercise its freedoms of assembly and expression, which are enshrined in Canada’s Charter of Rights and Freedoms, remains …Read More
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 …Read More
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 …Read More
By Obert Madondo 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: …Read More
The Occupy Ottawa Movement faces a little moral dilemma on Remembrance Day tomorrow: to protest or not to protest? Remembrance Day is a solemn day for Commonwealth countries. A day to remember members of the …Read More
(Originally Published on Occupy Ottawa website) The Occupy Ottawa Movement observed a moment of silence before its General Assembly last night to commemorate the death of Vancouver Occupier, Ashlie Gough. The 23-year-old Victoria native died …Read More
The recent hurricane of negative media coverage just isn’t slowing Occupy Ottawa down. Especially where “outreach” and “public education/engagement” is concerned. On Tuesday, November 15, the Occupy Ottawa Outreach Committee will join hands with the Department of Sociology …Read More
Who’re these activists driving the global Occupy movement? Without a single coherent message, what exactly do they want? And their agenda? These are just few of the oft-repeated questions about the hundreds of thousands of world citizens currently occupying …Read More
The Graduate Students’ Association at Carleton University will donate $300 to Occupy Ottawa to create a new a “Learning Commons” tent in the park. A representative of the association announced the donation during the movement’s General Assembly on Sunday. Pages: 1 2
The global Occupy Movement arrived in Canada nearly a month after the first Occupy Wall Street protest. But, the movement is a made-in-Canada thing. Pages: 1 2
The General Assembly (GA) of Occupy Ottawa last night resolved to join Air Canada flight attendants’ rally on Parliament Hill at 12:00 noon on Friday, Friday, October 21, 2011. Occupy Ottawa is encouraging all in the movement to come out and “support our fellow travelers in their struggle to be treated fairly by the Canadian government.” Pages: ...
From Occupy Ottawa, unedited: Friends, We’re pleased to inform you that Occupy Ottawa will hold a protest march and rally outside the Sheraton Hotel (O’connor and Albert) on Wednesday October 19th. We will be protesting a foreign policy event on “Canada-US political and economic integration” taking place at the hotel. The event is hosted by ...
Occupy Ottawa started as a solidarity movement in support the Occupy Wall Street movement. On Sunday, the movement defined itself as truly Canadian. More than 750 Occupy Ottawa protesters marched through Ottawa’s downtown core. The protesters’ sang. Their signs spoke loudly. And the message was clearly that Canadians are concerned about their own economic insecurity. ...