The 'Woodsquat' was an autonomous direct action which occurred in the Fall of 2002 and lasted nearly 3 months. It began on September 14, 2002, when radicals and homeless people occupied the old Woodward's department store in the Downtown Eastside. Prominent among their demands was for the building to be converted to social housing (it was 'redeveloped' and opened
In April 2006, protesters began blockading construction on the Sea to Sky Highway north of Vancouver in an area known as Eagleridge Bluffs. They opposed expansion of the highway for the 2010 Games based on the environmental destruction that would occur. In May 2006, twenty-four protesters were arrested by West Vancouver Police, including elder Harriet Nahanee (who would later be sen
VANCOUVER - A large crowd of protesters used an Olympic flag-illumination ceremony Monday night at Vancouver city hall to protest everything from poverty and homelessness to Vancouver's missing women and native issues.
On the morning of April 24, 2007, VANOC kicked off a recruitment drive in Nova Scotia with a keynote presentation by Donna Wilson, Executive Vice President of the Human Resources division at VANOC held at the Westin Hotel in downtown Halifax.
The Anti-Poverty Committee successfully launched its VANOC eviction campaign by evicting Ken Dobell from his office located at the World Trade and Convention Centre in the Office of the Premiere. His belongings have been put into boxes and thrown into the hall.
Anarchists Attack Bell Canada Enterprises in Ottawa!!
Saturday morning, august 19th , a group of anarchists attacked a Bell Canada Enterprises building on Bank St south of Beaumont [Ottawa, Ontario]. Windows were smashed out because of Bell’s involvement in the Security and Prosperity Partnership as a North American Competitiveness Council Member.