Tag Archives: Occupy Movement

Occupy Nanaimo: Day 50 – Last Camp Standing

Occupy Nanaimo, which went up on October 15 as part of the global day of action in support of Occupy Wall Street, is the last remaining Occupy encampment in British Columbia, and one of very few left in all of … Continue reading

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Occupy Nanaimo: Day 47 – Urgent Appeal!

URGENT MESSAGE AND INVITATION FROM OCCUPY NANAIMO: “On Thursday December 1st at 09:00 (am) the Corporation of the City of Nanaimo will begin legal proceeding, seeking an injunction to evict Occupy Nanaimo from Diana Krall Plaza. We have been peaceful … Continue reading

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‘Occupy Earth’ is Growing

The Occupy Earth encampment at the corner of Milton and Hecate in downtown Nanaimo has doubled in size, and is much better provisioned, than when I first visited the camp a few days ago.¬†¬†These little green dudes really know how … Continue reading

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Occupy Nanaimo – The Dog Show Must Go On

The 30 tents of Occupy Nanaimo, now in its 15th day, went behind barricades this morning to accommodate Trick-or-Treaters and a costume contest for dogs in the front end of the Diana Krall Plaza. The occupiers agreed to temporarily relocate … Continue reading

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Occupy Nanaimo To Be Caged!

NEWS FLASH: Occupy Nanaimo is scheduled to be fenced in tomorrow morning (Saturday) at the back-end of Diana Krall Plaza where the encampment has been temporarily relocated at the request of downtown businesses who are staging a Trick-or-Treat event for … Continue reading

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Occupy Nanaimo: Day 3 – Porta-potties!

The porta-potties have arrived! Occupy Nanaimo now has two porta-potties provided by the City. News Flash: More tents are urgently needed! Eight people are there right now without a tent for the night. The camp is growing daily. There were … Continue reading

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Occupy Nanaimo: Day 2 – The Week Ahead

I was just down at the Occupy Nanaimo encampent at the Diana Krall Plaza downtown beside the public library. Numbers are growing and more tents are going up. There were about 30 people down there at 5:30 pm playing music, … Continue reading

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