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December 19th

December 19, 2011 Foreign Policy

Foreign Aid to Mining Firms

CIDA teams up with NGOs to do development work at mine sites

December 16th

December 16, 2011 Canadian News

­Bill C-4's Doubtful and Ineffective Future

Grassroots Australian activist warns against jailing refugees

December 12th

December 12, 2011 Accounts

Militarized Mining in Mexico

Canadian mining company makes good off the "drug war"

December 9th

December 9, 2011 Original Peoples

RCMP Spied on Protesting First Nations

Intelligence unit collaborated with partners in energy and private sector

December 7th

December 7, 2011 Foreign Policy

Oil in the Desert

Will water be sacrificed to oil in Jordan?

December 5th

December 5, 2011 Gender

Occupy Rape Culture

Confronting sexual assault and gender-based violence in the Occupy movement

December 2nd

December 2, 2011 Month in Review

November in Review

Freedom for prisoners, NATO killers, #occupy

November 30th

November 30, 2011 Foreign Policy

Apartheid Oil

Crude oil trapped in shale could transform Israel into energy powerhouse

November 28th

November 28, 2011 Environment

African Activists Blast Unconventional Extraction

Tar sands highlighted in lead up to UN climate summit in South Africa

November 24th

November 25, 2011 Labour

Outsourcing Community

Divisions of class and labour on King’s College University campus

November 23rd

November 23, 2011 Foreign Policy

The Changing Face of Oil Extraction

Shale oil and gas plays in Israel/Palestine, Jordan and Morocco

November 20th

November 21, 2011 Agriculture

Bye, Bye, Wheat Board?

Small farmers raise concern as Conservatives prepare to cut board's monopoly

November 18th

November 18, 2011 Canadian News

Occupy Toronto survives Eviction Day

Occupiers, city, to present arguments in court today

November 15th

Camp Dismantled, But Occupy Nova Scotia Continues

HALIFAX—As has been happening at Occupy sites across North America, police moved in on Occupy Nova Scotia on October 11, seizing tents, supplies and protesters.

By the end of the day, 14 people had been arrested for peacefully trying to defend the site.

This video tracks the progress of Occupy Nova Scotia, from when it began on October 15, to its relocation out of respect for veterans on Remembrance Day, to the eviction, and beyond. The video also explores how day to day operations worked on the site, from consensus decision-making, to keeping safe, to feeding a hungry crowd.

Occupy Nova Scotia is currently not occupying a site in Halifax, but General Assemblies are continuing, and participants say the movement is far from over.

For more on the recent police actions against Occupy Nova Scotia, watch, Mini-Doc: The Eviction of Occupy Nova Scotia.

This video was produced by Glen Canning, a contributor to the Halifax Media Co-op. For more coverage of the Occupy movement across Canada and worldwide, visit http://mediacoop.ca/occupy.

November 15, 2011 Nov 15 by Glen Canning

November 14th

November 14, 2011 Literature & Ideas

Fertile Soil for Social Change

Kuyek's "Community Organizing" a wise guide for activists

November 11th

November 11, 2011 Labour

Occupons Edmundston

Edmundston workers, pensioners and students have many reasons to occupy

November 9th

November 9, 2011 Canadian News

Political policing in Montreal

Human rights complaints filed against Montreal police’s GAMMA squad

November 4th

November 4, 2011 Original Peoples

Residential School Survivors Share Their Stories

Truth and Reconciliation Commission hears testimonials at Eskasoni

November 2nd

November 2, 2011 Accounts

Sex Ed's Straight Edge

Queering sex-ed can save lives

October 31st

October 31, 2011 Month in Review

October in Review

Occupy everything, decolonize everywhere, get your freak on!

October 28th

October 28, 2011 Environment

Environment Canada Terminates Funding to Environmental Networks

Biggest loser is government, say environmentalists

October 26th

October 26, 2011 Ideas

The Kingdom of Hastings and Main

A dispatch from the In our Own Voices writing project

October 24th

Run on the Banks in Vancouver


VANCOUVER-On Saturday, October 24, the people at Occupy Vancouver moved from the eternal process of the general assembly to the exciting world of direct action.

The "Run on the Banks" action marks an escalation on an occupation that's been busy building infrastructure. This was not an official Occupy Vancouver action but an offshoot, as stated on occupy Vancouver's twitter account.

About a thousand trouble makers made their way through the streets of Downtown Vancouver with the intention to occupy corporate banks and encourage folks to close their accounts.

And that they did. This Royal Bank of Canada was the first target, with about 50 people jamming the lobby while some withdraw their cash.

At the Bank of Montreal people shut down their account and moved to other options.

But the cherry on top was the Occupation of TD, or Toronto Dominion Bank, right next to the Occupy Vancouver camp at the Art Gallery. A home stereo was cranked to the max and the people rocked out on top of teller desks and furniture.

An idea was floated around to continue occupying through the night, but the group could not reach consensus, and the process ultimately disrupted the party.

The police quietly moved in and occupied the spots where tellers once stood to protect their corporate masters. Finally the group decided to move out en-masse and avoid arrest.

This piece was originally produced for the Vancouver Media Co-op. Franklin López is a Vancouver based filmmaker and creator of Submedia.tv.

October 24, 2011 Oct 24 by Franklin López

October 21st

October 21, 2011 Canadian News

Pink Crude

Tar sands supporters criticized for using gay rights to mask environmental disaster

October 18th

October 19, 2011 Photo Essay

As Firm as a Tree

Portraits of Diodora Henandez, a woman in resistance against Canadian mining

October 17th

October 17, 2011 Photo Essay

Occupations spread to Streets and Squares across Canada

A look at Occupy actions from coast-to-coast

October 14th

October 14, 2011 Photo Essay

Straight from the Heart

Messages from Occupy Wall Street

October 12th

October 12, 2011 Opinion

Online Confidential

Free software project provides secure alternative to Skype

October 11th

October 11, 2011 Accounts

Rolling Green

Travels along Quebec Route Verte

October 7th

October 7, 2011 Environment

Garbage Mining

Tapping into the waste revenue stream

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