Archives January 2012 - Occupy Toronto

Occupied Vancouver Sun

The February 1st, 2012 issue is available. Subscribe to the newspaper.... Read More »


Currently there is a camp set up behind Osgoode Hall. There are MANY donations that would be greatly appreciated by the occupiers. Please see the list below and feel free to drop off the items at the camp at any time! WISH LIST: Water Tarps Blankets Tents Poles ropes/twines books Gloves Wheeled cart/Trolly Building Material Hammer & nails Recycled Bicycle Parts Cardboard Food Skids We are also... Read More »

#solidaritysunday #J29

Occupiers everywhere! TODAY IS SOLIDARITY SUNDAY! In response to brutal police repression in Oakland this evening (including tear-gas, “flash” grenades, projectiles, mass arrests, and a pregnant woman hit in the belly by a policeman’s baton) direct action working groups from at least Occupy Wall St, Occupy Boston, and Occupy Philly, have stayed up late to craft a massive coordinated respon... Read More »

Update on the Activist Assembly!

This weekend is the Activist Assembly taking place at OISE. The weekend is packed-full of great speakers, talks and workshops. The revised schedule is below and more information is available at: If you would like to assist the food committee by providing a kitchen to cook in, donations or prepared food please contact: [email protected] **... Read More »


On January 17th Occupy Toronto will Occupy the Budget and stage a three day over-night occupation outside of City hall. Our three-day occupation requires all committees to reactivate! Specifically, we need more volunteers for food, info and logistics! If you were previously a member of these committees or if you would like to join these (or any) committee now, please [email protected].. Read More »

All out for a three day outdoor occupation of City Hall during the city budget meetings!

Tuesday the 17th, Wednesday the 18th, and Thursday the 19th of January 2012! Bring your tent, stay the night! Show Rob Ford and his corporate backers that our city isn’t theirs to dismantle! On the 17th of January, Rob Ford and his cronies are going to try to pass a budget full of service cuts, attacks on workers and ordinary people as part of his austerity agenda. Ford – a millionaire busines... Read More »

Analysis of Occupy movement (three articles)

Three very good articles – two specifically about Occupy and an old article from the women’s movement: A Movement Without Demands? by Marco Deseriis and Jodi Dean “The question of demands infused the initial weeks and months of Occupy Wall Street with the endless opening of desire. Nearly unbearable, the absence of demands concentrated interest, fear, expectation, and hope in the movement. ... Read More »

BuddyPress layout is Up… & What’s YOUR Vision for this website going forward?

Occupy Toronto 04 January 2012 by Michael Holloway   I think we want to create something I don’t think I’ve seen anywhere else — essentially we want a Blog, a Forum and a Wiki — all in one place. At the last web development meeting on January 3, 2012, we agreed to fire up the new BuddyPress software that will enable many of the functionalities I talked about in my last post on this... Read More »

CCPA report – the 0.01%

There’s no contest when it comes to CEO compensation The Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives’ annual look at CEO compensation looks at 2010 compensation levels for Canada’s highest paid 100 CEOs and finds they pocketed an average of an average $8.38 million in 2010 – a 27% increase over the average $6.6 million they took in 2009. Even in these turbulent economic times, the average of C... Read More »


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