Tag: Occupy Calgary
By Christopher Walsh, editor Arriving at Olympic Plaza on Friday afternoon was a lot like arriving to a funeral midway through the procession. The plots were dug, men were standing around in dark jackets, everyone was quietly awaiting subtle cues, the media were hanging around in the background waiting for action and, almost [...]
By Chris Walsh, editor Occupy Calgary has been ordered by a judge to pack up and move on, but that has some at the camp vowing to stay and face arrest.
By Christopher Walsh, editor As the city moves ahead with a legal injunction to remove Occupy Calgary protesters from Olympic Plaza, a lawyer with the Canadian Civil Liberties Association says a number of the city’s bylaws could be challenged on grounds they violate the Charter of Rights and Freedoms.
By Christopher Walsh, editor Last Monday night’s raid on the Occupy Calgary camp at Olympic Plaza may have violated the Charter of Rights and Freedoms, says a spokesman with the Rocky Mountain Civil Liberties Association.
By Markham Hislop, publisher At least the Calgary cops left the pepper spray in their utility belts. But, they really didn’t need it, did they? Occupy Calgary went rather feebly into the dark night.
By Christopher Walsh, editor Calgary’s director of bylaw services says he’s not about to start cracking heads and kicking down tents at the Occupy Calgary rally at Olympic Plaza.
By Christopher Walsh, editor The City of Calgary is moving ahead with an “action plan” to rid Olympic Plaza of Occupy Calgary protesters who have been camping at the park since October 15. But the occupants have no intention of vacating any time soon.