Occupy Wall Street Protests

Activists Need to Get Out of the Street and into the Boardroom

Eric Quon-Lee | Posted 03.16.2014 | Canada Business
Eric Quon-Lee

Strikes, picket lines and other forms of protest that require significant labour resources are ineffective against corporations that can use automation or outsourcing as significant bargaining chips. If this is the case, how are activists meant to effect real change? One way is in the corporate boardroom.

Clean-Up Deadline For Occupy Vancouver

CBC | Posted 01.04.2012 | Canada

Mayor Gregor Robertson says he still wants a sensible ending to the Occupy Vancouver tent city at the city’s art gallery — but admits...

Occupy Wall Street Protesters Should Think Globally and Act Locally

Donald Lenihan | Posted 12.20.2011 | Canada Politics
Donald Lenihan

Poverty, environmental degradation and unemployment are no longer just local, regional or even national concerns, to be addressed by the appropriate level of government. They are part of the new global order -- a vast expanse of interconnectedness -- that calls for new multi-lateral solutions.

Rachel Mendleson

Occupy Toronto Protesters Settle In For The Night

HuffingtonPost.com | Rachel Mendleson | Posted 12.15.2011 | Canada

UPDATE: The cold drizzle that settled over Toronto Saturday afternoon didn’t seem to dampen the spirits of Occupy Toronto protesters -- but can they...

Canadian Occupation Begins Today

CP | Diana Mehta, The Canadian Press | Posted 12.15.2011 | Canada

TORONTO - Their stories were varied, their demands different, but demonstrators drawn to the streets of Canada on Saturday were united by their desire...

Occupy Wall Street's Hope for Change

David Suzuki | Posted 12.14.2011 | Canada Politics
David Suzuki

Why does our economic system place a higher value on disposable and often unnecessary goods than on the things like clean air and productive soil? Sure, there's some contradiction in protesters carrying iPhones while railing against the consumer system. But this is not just about making personal sacrifices

Fears Occupy Bay Street Will Be G20 Rerun

CP | Colin Perkel, The Canadian Press | Posted 12.12.2011 | Canada Politics

TORONTO - The orgy of vandalism and mass arrests of the G20 summit 16 months ago are casting a chill as protesters prepare to "occupy" Bay Street this...