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Anti-pipeline proponents hold sit-in at Legislature Monday

October 22, 2012
Anti-pipeline proponents hold sit-in at Legislature Monday

They thought Legislature would be sitting, but anti-pipeline protesters are still planning a huge demonstration on Legislature grounds Monday morning. Victoria City Councilor, Dr. Ben Isitt, says it will include a form of civil disobedience: “In some way, the protesters will be breaching what’s called the Legislative Grounds Protection Regulation.  It says you can’t stake [...]

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Celebrities pledge to attend Victoria sit-in against pipelines, tankers

October 16, 2012
Celebrities pledge to attend Victoria sit-in against pipelines, tankers

More celebrities are latching on to anti-pipeline activism in Canada – this time, for an event in Victoria next week. The star power includes Canadian and American actors such as Mark Ruffalo, Daryl Hannah, Ellen Page, Pamela Anderson, Michael Moore, Mia Kirshner, Peter Keleghan and Tantoo Cardinal. In a statement, Hannah says her group stands [...]

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Kitsilano Coast Guard “sit-in” ends

September 16, 2012

The protest is over – for now.That from B.C. Federation of Labour boss Jim Sinclair, at the end of a 24-hour “sit-in” at the Kitsilano Coast Guard station.Sinclair was joined by almost a dozen others, as they fight the Harper Government’s decision to close the base next year. “I think the key to this is [...]

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Kitsilano Coast Guard “sit-in” ends

September 16, 2012

The protest is over – for now.That from B.C. Federation of Labour boss Jim Sinclair, at the end of a 24-hour “sit-in” at the Kitsilano Coast Guard station.Sinclair was joined by almost a dozen others, as they fight the Harper Government’s decision to close the base next year. “I think the key to this is [...]

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Rally planned outside Kits Coast Guard Station following sit-in

September 15, 2012
Rally planned outside Kits Coast Guard Station following sit-in

A rally is planned for 5 p.m. outside the Kits Coast Guard Station, where a sit-in is currently taking place. About a dozen protesters, including B.C. Federation of Labour president Jim Sinclair, occupied the base at 5 p.m. on Friday after arriving by boat. Global TV BC News

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