g20 Riots

Strip Joint Among Businesses Reimbursed For G20

CP | Steve Rennie, The Canadian Press | Posted 12.30.2012 | Canada Business

OTTAWA - The federal government has reimbursed a Toronto strip club that lost money when the city hosted the G20 summit.Newly released figures show Za...

Masks Should be Banned from Protests, Period.

Peter Worthington | Posted 07.11.2012 | Canada
Peter Worthington

Bill C-309 states that anyone who commits an illegal act while wearing a mask at a protest can face 10 years in prison. While we are grateful for such a bill, it isn't good enough. If someone carries a loaded gun while committing a crime, it can be assumed he is willing to use it; I'd argue that any person wearing a mask or disguise at any controversial protest is up to no good, and can be assumed to be contemplating illegal behaviour.

What's Next for Occupy?

Nick Van der Graaf | Posted 01.28.2012 | Canada Business
Nick Van der Graaf

After its initial success, it's time for Occupy to think big. It won't be easy. Everyone thinks their cause is the most important. But the attempt to build this unity would have to be couched in language that encourages open dialogue and willingness to focus on root causes and not just symptoms.

Time for Occupy Toronto Protesters to Pack it In

Peter Worthington | Posted 01.16.2012 | Canada Politics
Peter Worthington

For all practical purposes the month-long long protest and park sleep-in is over. Patience has run out. Personally, protesters lost me when they began to agitate about the "sacred fire" they have in the park, contrary to park regulations.