Showing posts with label event. Show all posts
Showing posts with label event. Show all posts

Friday, March 15, 2013

Screening of Occupy Love in St. John's on April 11-12 @ the Lantern!

Everyone is invited to international launch of award-winning documentary film maker Velcrow Ripper's film, Occupy Love. The film will launch at The Lantern at 35 Barnes Road, April 11th and 12th at 7PM.

Check out the Facebook page:

There will be 110 tickets available for $10 each and they will go on sale at Fred's Records on Duckworth starting March 15th. There are also a small number of tickets available for free for those who can't afford tickets and would like to come out to the event. If this is you please email [email protected]

Thanks, and see you there!

Sunday, March 25, 2012

Public Event: Non-Violent Direct Action Training and Climate Justice Outreach Session

Climate Justice St. John's will be hosting a Non-Violent direct action training session tomorrow, March 26, from 12-2 PM at The Loft, 3rd Floor UC, MUN Campus. The training and outreach session will introduce people to alternative methods of making change, Non-Violent Direct Action, that groups can use beyond normal tactics.

Check out Climate Justice St. John's Facebook page here. 

Friday, March 23, 2012

Public Event: The Future We Want -- A Discussion Panel

A Discussion Panel: Sustainable Development in Newfoundland and Labrador

Sunday April 1, 2012 at 2:00-4:00 pm at The Lantern

Thursday, December 22, 2011

Brian Topp's Tax Proposal

It is rare to hear a Canadian politician speak about tax increases in non-apologetic tones, so it was refreshing to read federal NDP leadership candidate Brian Topp's policy paper Bringing Balance and Fairness to Canada's Tax System.  His proposal responds to many concerns expressed by the Occupy movement, with tax increases focussed on the 1%.

The specifics include:

Sunday, December 18, 2011

Lanterns for Housing - Human Rights Week Event

OccupyNL's final Human Rights Week event was a great success! Lanterns for Housing, hosted by St. John's Citizen's for Affordable Housing, got people from across the community together at Scotia Square downtown to decorate lanterns and raise awareness about the affordable housing crisis in St. John's and the province.

Tuesday, December 13, 2011

#Occupy Words in Edgewise on Wednesday

What’s this Occupy business everyone has been on about? WiE gets to the bottom of it with two speakers, two poets, a musician, an artist painting live, and a healthy dose of discussion on Wednesday, December 14 at 8pm at Eastern Edge Gallery.  More info available here.

Monday, December 12, 2011

International Human Rights Week Events

Sidewalk Clearing Rally Today

The Essential Transit Association is planning a rally in support of sidewalk snow clearing today at Harbourside Park starting at 3:30.  More details available here.

Friday, December 9, 2011

Human Rights Day panel discussion this Saturday

Larger version available here.

This panel discussion is the first of our events for the International Week of Action on Human Rights.  You can find our poster for this week's events here
And we also have a flyer for the week, you can find a copy here

For the Words in Edgewise event on Wednesday, read their blog for more information.

Friday, December 2, 2011

"Manufacturing Consent" presented by the 99% Film Fest

The third film of the 99% Film Fest is the award winning "Manufacturing Consent: Noam Chomsky and the media". The film will be shown Wednesday December 7 at 6 pm in the MUN Arts & Admin building room A1046 (note the room change). Admission is FREE. A group discussion will follow.

Update:  Speaking of bias in the corporate media, check out this article analyzing media coverage of the Occupy movement in Canada.

Thursday, November 17, 2011

Launch of 99% Film Fest

The first film of the 99% Film Fest is the Academy Award winning "Inside Job".  
Wednesday November 23 at 6 pm in the MUN Arts & Admin building room A1043. 
Admission is FREE. The film will be followed by a group discussion.

Monday, November 7, 2011

'The Corporation' Film Screening

On Tuesday, Nov. 8 MUN Project Green will be showing the documentary 'The Corporation', a film that looks into the dominance of the corporation in today's society by considering it as a person, evaluating its behaviour towards society and the world much like a psychiatrist would evaluate an ordinary person.

Everyone is welcome and admission is free! There's going to be lots of popcorn, but please bring your own bowl!

6-9 p.m. at the Education building, room 2018B

Saturday, October 29, 2011

EVENT: Democracy Jam -- Music made from 100% real democracy

Along with the Saturday Family Day activities, everyone is invited to participate in a Democracy Jam session! (12 p.m - 6 p.m at Harbourside Park Saturday Oct 29)

Wednesday, October 26, 2011

Bill C-10

The General Assembly has decided to stand in solidarity with other Occupy groups nationwide to take action against the Omnibus Crime Bill C-10. To that end OccupyNL has planned an event for Friday, November 4th.

Monday, October 24, 2011

#Newfoundland and Labrador Labour Federation president Lana Payne at #Occupy march on Confederation Building

Lana Payne reiterated the Federation of Labour's solidarity with Occupy Newfoundland and Labrador at today's march on Confederation Building.
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