Sunday, 23 April 2017
Inclusion Weekend Video

Weekend video: The eviction of Occupy Nova Scotia

KJIPUKTUK (Halifax) This weekend we are going down memory lane with a short documentary about the forceful eviction of Occupy Nova Scotia from Victoria Park in November 2011.

 

A shameful moment for Halifax Council, as it met behind closed doors and voted to evict protesters who had earlier vacated the Grand Parade to make room for Remembrance Day ceremonies.

Also, quite a few vaguely familiar people in this video, younger versions of people I have gotten to know since I started reporting for the Halifax Media Co-op and now the Advocate. I spot lots of Labour folks.

The documentary was written, filmed and produced by Nicolas James and Bill McEwen.

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