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A small group of protesters returned to St. James Park yesterday to remember Occupy and talk about what they've learned since.
Protesters rallied outside the gold giant's annual general meeting on Wednesday, while other concerned activists addressed shareholders inside.
Tuesday's May Day events had everything from human chess to civil disobedience, and saw the re-emergence of Occupy Toronto after a quiet winter.
Occupy Toronto, No One is Illegal and the May 1st Movement announce 24-hour "re-occupation," giant chess game in celebration of International Workers Day.
Near City Hall, some protesters are trying to bring Occupy Toronto back.
Nominated for: squandering a rare opportunity.
Nominated for: establishing a beachhead of resistance during an age of austerity.
A couple of weeks after the eviction of Occupy Toronto, St. James Park gets some new grass.
Post-eviction, protesters and supporters are working to maintain the movement's momentum and determine next steps.
The presence and removal of Occupy Toronto are only the latest in a series of many changes in this history-rich site's appearance.
Until this morning, many worried that an Occupy Toronto evacuation would reignite G20 tensions. Have today's events changed your views of policing in Toronto?
Police move into St. James Park at 6:30 a.m.; protesters work to dismantle main yurt while City crews begin clean-up effort.
Calm from both protesters and police as Occupy Toronto camp gets dismantled.
From the judge's decision at 9 a.m. to soccer at 1 a.m., yesterday's rollercoaster ride at Occupy Toronto.
"The Occupiers are the immediate menace, never mind what they denounce... [T]hey should be told to get out altogether."
This morning Occupy Toronto learns whether it will be evicted from St. James Park. Two days ago they rallied in support of a different eviction: of Rob Ford from the mayor's office.
"[W]e are going into a weekend when many events are taking place, primarily the Santa Claus Parade that is taking place on Sunday. The Santa Claus parade is very dear to my heart and I want to make sure it goes off without interference"