Occupy the Budget - City hall has been declared private property and any one on it is liable to be arrested for trespassing. Derek a Occupy Canada moderator was arrested earlier and will spend the night in custody. He also had his camera smashed. I am heading down there now and hope to see you coming out in support of our city if you can. I will update you when I get back - ThomasRead more »
Toronto City politics got heated a few weeks ago when it was revealed right wing mayoral candidate Rob Ford got popped with a roach in his pocket a decade ago in Florida. This didn't hurt his election bid in the least. In fact Yongesterdam potheads began to wonder about Ford, who two years ago ushered through a busted grow-op cost recovery bylaw. After Ford's roach revelation, complete with mug shot via CBC, other candidates were quick to claim their cannabis cred.Read more »
More Stories of the police abusing and arresting peaceful people and releasing them 12+ hours later without charges!Read more »
At least 1,000 protesters have filled College Street across from the Toronto Police Service Headquarters, to denounce what they say is excessive use of force and mistreatment of those arrested over the weekend.Read more »
"With the G2O meeting in Toronto this weekend , 26-27 June, the police have tightened security to what can only be described as a full on police state.
Its reported that the cost for hosting the meeting is in the region of $1 billion dollars - just what the world needs in the middle of a financial crisis. How ironic that top of the agenda is, you guessed it, the financial crisis. Is there no end to this madness?Read more »
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