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Occupy Toronto goes underground — on Queen West

Occupy Toronto goes underground — on Queen West | Occupy Toronto | Scoop.it
With covert gestures, Antonin Smith moves down the stairs at 238 Queen St. W., to an abandoned basement that he hopes will represent the next phase of a stifled movement.
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Occupy Toronto protesters squat in Queen Street West building

Occupy Toronto protesters squat in Queen Street West building | Occupy Toronto | Scoop.it
Protesters say they plan on negotiating with the city to become ‘the legitimate lessor of the space’...
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Occupy Toronto protest site cleared

Occupy Toronto protest site cleared | Occupy Toronto | Scoop.it
The Occupy Toronto encampment comes to a peaceful end with protesters vacating the last occupied tent in St. James Park after a negotiated settlement with police.
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This was not the West’s Tahrir moment

This was not the West’s Tahrir moment | Occupy Toronto | Scoop.it
The comparisons are perverse, but that didn’t stop our Occupy infatuation...
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Occupy Toronto says movement isn't dead

Occupy Toronto says movement isn't dead | Occupy Toronto | Scoop.it
Occupy Toronto protesters said a day after police cleared their tents from a downtown park that the movement will continue.
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Porter: Toronto protesters see one door open, another close

That, even more than Mayor Ford's eviction notices, might spook people from St. James Park. Catherine Porter's column usually appears Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday.

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Police move on Occupy protest [Photo Gallery]

Police move on Occupy protest [Photo Gallery] | Occupy Toronto | Scoop.it

An Occupy Toronto protester tears down his tent with police surrounding St. James Park.

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Occupy protests barely hanging on amid legal trouble, cold weather

Occupy protests barely hanging on amid legal trouble, cold weather | Occupy Toronto | Scoop.it
Victoria, Calgary and Quebec City encampments virtually cleared out as Toronto, Vancouver sites struggle to stay in operation (RT @torontonewsfeed #toronto news : Occupy protests barely hanging on amid legal trouble, cold weather
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Why Do We Keep Working

As a society we’ve been engaged in a one way conversation for so long we’ve forgotten how to communicate.
I want to attempt to help bridge the gap by asking you a question.
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Occupy Toronto: Friends of St. James Park anxious to take back their sanctuary

Occupy Toronto: Friends of St. James Park anxious to take back their sanctuary | Occupy Toronto | Scoop.it
Rachel Young wants her park back. About two years ago, Ms.
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Occupy Toronto supports Second Base youth shelter.

Occupy Toronto supports Second Base youth shelter. | Occupy Toronto | Scoop.it
Last Thursday, Occupy Toronto went out to Queen’s park to support the Second Base Youth Shelter in its fight against youth homelessness. We joined the call to make Nov.
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Is it the beginning of the end for Occupy Canada?

Is it the beginning of the end for Occupy Canada? | Occupy Toronto | Scoop.it

Occupy protests in three major Canadian cities have been quietly dismantled over the last few day, and Occupy Vancouver has been forced out of its original location.

 

Camps in Calgary and Quebec City were dismantled without incident late Monday and early Tuesday. Protesters camping in Victoria cleared out over the weekend. Occupy Vancouver removed their tents from property belonging to the city's art gallery after the B.C. Supreme Court ordered them to. They've since re-erected their tents two blocks down the road to the steps of a provincial courthouse.

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Some protesters decide to vacate St. James Park

Some protesters decide to vacate St. James Park | Occupy Toronto | Scoop.it
TORONTO, Ont. - Some Occupy Toronto protesters have packed up and left St. James Park due to worries about possible police action, while others said it will take force to get them to go.

Dozens of protesters continued to camp out at St.
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Occupy Bay Street protesters make a few waves after calling for big splash

Occupy Bay Street protesters make a few waves after calling for big splash - TORONTO - A call to make a big splash...
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Pet owners pleased to have park back - Toronto Star

It's an understatement to say that the locals who frequented St. James Park pre-occupation are happy to see the protesters gone — the dog-walkers especially.

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With Occupy Toronto, some of the lingering G20 cloud is dispersed

With Occupy Toronto, some of the lingering G20 cloud is dispersed | Occupy Toronto | Scoop.it
Calm professional behaviour praised even by Occupy spokesman...
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The Eviction of Occupy Toronto: An amazing, inspiring and sad day

The Eviction of Occupy Toronto: An amazing, inspiring and sad day | Occupy Toronto | Scoop.it
RT @judyrebick: My report on The Eviction of Occupy Toronto: An amazing, inspiring and sad day.
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Live Blogging Occupy Eviction: "Are you HUMAN?!"

Live Blogging Occupy Eviction: "Are you HUMAN?!" | Occupy Toronto | Scoop.it

I arrived at St. James park Tuesday night at 11 pm The Occupy Toronto Twitter feed sent an alert that a mass of police officers was nearby.

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Police surround barricaded protesters at Occupy Toronto camp

Police surround barricaded protesters at Occupy Toronto camp | Occupy Toronto | Scoop.it
At least four protesters were arrested as police moved to dismantle the camp, but the operation avoided major confrontations...
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Marcus Gee to Occupy Toronto: This is no Egypt

Marcus Gee to Occupy Toronto: This is no Egypt | Occupy Toronto | Scoop.it
Today’s eviction of Toronto’s downtown Occupy camp is exactly what democracy looks like: compassionate, deliberate and law-abiding...
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Can Mayor Ford Legally Evict Occupy Toronto? - Huffington Post Canada

Can Mayor Ford Legally Evict Occupy Toronto? - Huffington Post Canada | Occupy Toronto | Scoop.it
Globe and MailCan Mayor Ford Legally Evict Occupy Toronto?Huffington Post CanadaThat's where Mayor Ford's best argument for his power to evict may come from. It isn't that there's an anti-trespassing law.
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Mayor Ford: We have asked the protesters to leave peacefully, and as soon as possible


UPDATE 2:31 PM: Police and bylaw officers arrived at St. James Park a few minutes ago, handing out a fresh set of eviction notices. What's striking about these is that they are on St.
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Occupy Toronto camp will be cleared out Wednesday morning

Occupy Toronto camp will be cleared out Wednesday morning | Occupy Toronto | Scoop.it
According to police sources cited by Global TV, the Occupy Toronto encampment will be cleared out in the “pre-dawn hours on Wednesday.” Since Tuesday at 12:01 am, the campers have been overstaying an eviction notice issued by City of Toronto bylaw...
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@pforpetra: My workplace is currently under lockdown...

@pforpetra: My workplace is currently under lockdown due to reports of "the Occupy Toronto demonstration" leaving the park & heading North ;) #OccTO

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Non-Violence

The “occupy” movement (as well as Occupy Toronto) is committed to NON-VIOLENCE. As participants of the occupy movement, we adhere to this principle.
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