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'Spirit Train' protests continue towards the East

posted by dawn Geography: West Edmonton Topics: 2010 Olympics

October 2, 2008

'Spirit Train' protests continue towards the East


Activists in Edmonton interrupted the 2010 Olympics Spirit Train stop-off there on September 29th.

Their actions came on the heels of a protest in Vancouver that marked the launch of the train. Vancouver's Olympics Resistance Network has called for mobilization as the train travels east.

A smaller demonstration against the Spirit Train took place in Calgary.

In Sudbury, the local Coalition Against War and Occupation (SAWO) is planning to protest the train as it rolls through on October 11th. The train's last stop will be in Montréal on October 18th.

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Spirit train protests

Saw there was another protest in Mississauga.
From over here in London, it's encouraging to see this.