Events marking the first anniversary of the Occupy Wall Street movement include a rally this afternoon in Ottawa where protesters are taking to Confederation Park, as MPs return to the House of Common...
Have you procured your first pay stub for 2012? You probably should be used to the chill by now because it's been nearly frozen for years. That is, according to a study that says the average Canadian hasn't seen a meaningful pay increase in 30 years. The top 100 CEOs, however, saw a 27 per cent pay increase.
The final known Occupy camp in Canada remains open for business, as it were, in downtown St. John's, and the city has no plans to evict Occupy Newfoundland from its seaside perch. "They're not bother...
VANCOUVER - Occupy protesters are planning to take action against Canada's largest port on Monday, but they're running into opposition from the labour unions they're trying to support.Protesters argue...
A Calgary judge has ordered an end to the Occupy Calgary protest. According to the City of Calgary, Chief Justice Neil Wittmann approved the city's request Tuesday to order the protesters to tear dow...
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.
Montreal police distributed written notices to protesters at the city's Occupy camp Wednesday night, asking them to tear down their tents. The notice orders Occupy Montreal's indignés to take down in...
Despite the ability of co-ops to offer clear solutions and leadership (two areas where critics crap on Occupiers for sucking harder than an airplane toilet), the Co-op Movement admittedly falls short in one area where Occupy thrives: grabbing your attention.
We are sacrificing too much to a system driven by three fallacies: that well-being can only be measured in money, that distribution does not matter, and that the economy can grow forever. And like so many people today, I question whether our economic system is serving the goals that are important to society.
A group of Ontario lawyers has filed a complaint at the United Nations over the move by various Canadian cities to evict Occupy protesters. In its submission to the UN's High Commissioner for Human R...
The first day they set up shop, the protesters' rights were the strongest they could be. But with each passing day, the case for Mayor Ford stepping in and "reasonably limiting" those rights has grown stronger. The question for the court to answer is whether the protests have already crossed the line, or whether the line still lies far off in the distance.
CALGARY - Occupy Calgary protesters were waiting for the other shoe to drop Wednesday after a city-imposed deadline for them to leave their downtown site came and went.Bylaw officers handed out 24-hou...
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.
Police, firefighters and city workers moved in on the Occupy Vancouver camp site on Tuesday morning, removingseveral tents and tarps and repositioning several others. The city workers were at the cam...