Monthly Archive: November 2011

Nov 30

Missed the Protesting Lawyers, But Did See Some Gloating Lawyers…

So, I went to the Law Courts hoping to see the lawyers who were protesting against changes in Legal Aid. I wasn’t the only person to miss it, at least on member of the press expressed dissatisfaction too… But, I did have the opportunity to catch a press conference for the lawyers who were gloating …

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Nov 30

#OccupyHarper: The Prime Coward Is Afraid of us!

I just came across a story in a New Westminster paper The Royal City Record entitled New Westminster gets a hush-hush visit from Prime Minister Stephen Harper. Folks, it looks like we scared the Prime Minister to the point where he feels the need to hide! This only further confirms my believe that #OccupyHarper was incredibly successful! …

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Nov 30

Naomi Klein to Join #OccupyCondos tomorrow!

There will be another #OccupyCondos demonstration tomorrow at 2pm- this time, in front of the Pantages theatre (or not, could be another decoy!). This time the group will be joined by Naomi Klein- international bestselling author of No Logo, and Shock Doctrine. Naomi is well-known for her participation in Occupy Wall Street, and has become as …

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Nov 30

Lawyers Protest Cuts To Legal Aid- Today, 1pm!

Lawyers who provide duty counsel services for those who can’t afford a lawyer will be holding on of their first demonstrations today at the law courts in Vancouver today at 1pm. They are planning to stop serving all those who cannot obtain their own counsel at the beginning of next year- demanding that legal aid …

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Nov 29

An Evening at #OccupySequel138 (The demonstration formerly known as #OccupyPantages…)

So, I dove into the deep-end and went to the #OccupyCondo event against the Pantages theatre. Shortly after I arrived I noticed we were marching the wrong way down the road! It turns out the story on the Pantages was a decoy- the real target was Sequel 138– a new development  labeled “A Downtown Artist and …

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