Monday, November 07, 2011

Occupy Toronto: Standing Up For Our Civil Rights!

The following statement was released today by Occupy Toronto:

Statement of Occupy Toronto

We the people of St.James Park: Occupy Toronto demand that the city of [enter City Name] uphold the 'Charter of Rights & Freedoms'.

Your suppression Section 2(c) of the Charter of Rights and Freedoms, of the people of [city] to peacefully assemble will not be tolerated.

You are also violating Criminal Code C46, Section 176:

Disturbing religious worship or certain meetings

(2) Every one who willfully disturbs or interrupts an assemblage of persons met for religious worship or for a moral, social or benevolent purpose is guilty of an offense punishable on summary conviction.


(3) Every one who, at or near a meeting referred to in subsection (2), willfully does anything that disturbs the order or solemnity of the meeting is guilty of an offense punishable on summary conviction.

We expect a reply.


Occupy Toronto is asking people to do the following:

Call them, email them, tweet them. Let them know that it is NOT okay to violate the rights of Canadian citizens:


Police Chief Constable
Jamie Graham

City Manager
Gail Stephens

City Hall Email:


Police Chief
Jim Chu
Non-emergency #: 604-717-3321
Police Switchboard: 604-717-3535

Fire Chief
John McKearney

Gregor Robertson

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