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Thirteen people occupy Kits Coast Guard station

September 15, 2012

Tugboat operators and the president of the BC Federation of Labour are among the 13 who are occupying the station until Saturday at 5 p.m. They’re protesting the centre’s closure. News1130: Recent News Articles

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Protesters occupy Vancouver coast guard station

September 15, 2012
Protesters occupy Vancouver coast guard station

More than a dozen union leaders are staging a 24-hour occupation of the Kitsilano Coast Guard Station in Vancouver to protest against the planned closure of the station by the federal government. CBC | British Columbia News

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Booted Occupy Vancouver protesters still want their day in court

June 7, 2012

Nearly seven months after a judge ordered them to disband their tent city, Occupy Vancouver protesters are preparing to head back to court. In November, then-Associate Chief Justice Anne MacKenzie granted the city of Vancouver an interlocutory injunction to remove the protest site. The Province – News / Vancouver

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Musqueam Nation members occupy development site

May 4, 2012
Musqueam Nation members occupy development site

Several members of the Musqueam Nation have taken over a piece of land near the Arthur Laing Bridge, they claim is an ancient burial site. Work is underway on a residential and commercial development along the banks of the Fraser River, but the Musqueam say human remains have already been unearthed. Union of BC Indian [...]

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Musqueam chief says band will occupy sacred burial ground

May 3, 2012

The land is beside the Arthur Laing Bridge, privately-owned, and slated for a housing complex. But Musqueam Chief Ernie Campbell says it’s a sacred burial ground for his people. News1130: Recent News Articles

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