Monthly Archives: December 2011

Occupy Toronto

A man walks by as protesters stand out front of the TSX building during a small "Occupy Toronto" rally in Toronto, October 17, 2011.

A man walks by as protesters stand out front of the TSX building during a small "Occupy Toronto" rally in Toronto, October 17, 2011.

A man holds a sign reading "Freedom" at St. James park makeshift headquarters for the "Occupy Toronto" movement in Toronto, October 17, 2011.

A man holds a sign reading "Freedom" at St. James park makeshift headquarters for the "Occupy Toronto" movement in Toronto, October 17, 2011.

Protesters hold a general assembly meeting at St. James Park, the makeshift headquarters for  the "Occupy Toronto" movement in Toronto, October 17, 2011.

Protesters hold a general assembly meeting at St. James Park, the makeshift headquarters for the "Occupy Toronto" movement in Toronto, October 17, 2011.

Protesters march down a street during the "Occupy Toronto" movement in Toronto, October 17, 2011.

Protesters march down a street during the "Occupy Toronto" movement in Toronto, October 17, 2011.

A man sits on a gazebo at St. James park, the makeshift headquarters for the "Occupy Toronto" movement in Toronto, October 17, 2011.

A man sits on a gazebo at St. James park, the makeshift headquarters for the "Occupy Toronto" movement in Toronto, October 17, 2011.

Protesters gather at Dundas Square as part of the "Occupy Toronto" movement in Toronto, October 17, 2011.

Protesters gather at Dundas Square as part of the "Occupy Toronto" movement in Toronto, October 17, 2011.

People lay on a hammock in St. James Park as part of the "Occupy Toronto" movement in Toronto, November 7, 2011.

People lay on a hammock in St. James Park as part of the "Occupy Toronto" movement in Toronto, November 7, 2011.

Protesters march down Yonge Street during the "Occupy Toronto" movement in Toronto, November 19, 2011.

Protesters march down Yonge Street during the "Occupy Toronto" movement in Toronto, November 19, 2011.

A christian group sings songs as the "Occupy Toronto" protesters march down the street behind them in Toronto, November 19, 2011.

A christian group sings songs as the "Occupy Toronto" protesters march down the street behind them in Toronto, November 19, 2011.

A person wears a "Guy Fawkes mask" at  the "Occupy Toronto" movement in Toronto, November 19, 2011.

A person wears a "Guy Fawkes mask" at the "Occupy Toronto" movement in Toronto, November 19, 2011.

A protester screams during the "Occupy Toronto" movement in Toronto, November 19, 2011.

A protester screams during the "Occupy Toronto" movement in Toronto, November 19, 2011.

People play music inside St. James park during the "Occupy Toronto" movement in Toronto, November 19, 2011.

People play music inside St. James park during the "Occupy Toronto" movement in Toronto, November 19, 2011.

A man plays the accordion as a woman dances with inside St. James park during the "Occupy Toronto" movement in Toronto, November 19, 2011.

A man plays the accordion as a woman dances with inside St. James park during the "Occupy Toronto" movement in Toronto, November 19, 2011.

A man uses a makeshift swing inside St. James park during the "Occupy Toronto" movement in Toronto, November 19, 2011.

A man uses a makeshift swing inside St. James park during the "Occupy Toronto" movement in Toronto, November 19, 2011.

The Ontario Federation of  Labour join the protest during the "Occupy Toronto" movement at St. James park in Toronto, November 21, 2011. A court ruling by justice David Brown on Monday states that the City of Toronto has the authority to evict the protesters from St. James Park.

The Ontario Federation of Labour join the protest during the "Occupy Toronto" movement at St. James park in Toronto, November 21, 2011. A court ruling by justice David Brown on Monday states that the City of Toronto has the authority to evict the protesters from St. James Park.

A man holds a sign during the "Occupy Toronto" movement at St. James park in Toronto, November 21, 2011. Ontario Superior Court Judge David Brown upheld an eviction order for protesters camped in downtown Toronto on Monday, giving the Occupy Toronto movement until midnight to vacate the park they've held for more than a month.

A man holds a sign during the "Occupy Toronto" movement at St. James park in Toronto, November 21, 2011. Ontario Superior Court Judge David Brown upheld an eviction order for protesters camped in downtown Toronto on Monday, giving the Occupy Toronto movement until midnight to vacate the park they've held for more than a month.

People play the drums during the "Occupy Toronto" movement at St. James park in Toronto, November 21, 2011.Ontario Superior Court Judge David Brown upheld an eviction order for protesters camped in downtown Toronto on Monday, giving the Occupy Toronto movement until midnight to vacate the park they've held for more than a month.

People play the drums during the "Occupy Toronto" movement at St. James park in Toronto, November 21, 2011.Ontario Superior Court Judge David Brown upheld an eviction order for protesters camped in downtown Toronto on Monday, giving the Occupy Toronto movement until midnight to vacate the park they've held for more than a month.

A man sits with an a "Evict Me" sign beside him during the "Occupy Toronto" movement at St. James park in Toronto, November 22, 2011. Ontario Superior Court Judge David Brown upheld an eviction order for protesters camped in downtown Toronto on Monday, and although some protesters have left the park, many are staying until they are forced out.

A man sits with an a "Evict Me" sign beside him during the "Occupy Toronto" movement at St. James park in Toronto, November 22, 2011. Ontario Superior Court Judge David Brown upheld an eviction order for protesters camped in downtown Toronto on Monday, and although some protesters have left the park, many are staying until they are forced out.

A man walks by an emptied tent blowing in the wind during the "Occupy Toronto" movement at St. James park in Toronto, November 22, 2011. Ontario Superior Court Judge David Brown upheld an eviction order for protesters camped in downtown Toronto on Monday, and although some protesters have left the park, many are staying until they are forced out.

A man walks by an emptied tent blowing in the wind during the "Occupy Toronto" movement at St. James park in Toronto, November 22, 2011. Ontario Superior Court Judge David Brown upheld an eviction order for protesters camped in downtown Toronto on Monday, and although some protesters have left the park, many are staying until they are forced out.

A protester argues with a police officer after city officials and police officers moved in to evict protesters during the "Occupy Toronto" movement at St. James park in Toronto, November 23, 2011.

A protester argues with a police officer after city officials and police officers moved in to evict protesters during the "Occupy Toronto" movement at St. James park in Toronto, November 23, 2011.

Police walk through St. James park after they moved in to evict protesters as a woman yells from her tent during the "Occupy Toronto" movement in Toronto, November 23, 2011.

Police walk through St. James park after they moved in to evict protesters as a woman yells from her tent during the "Occupy Toronto" movement in Toronto, November 23, 2011.

Police circle the gazebo at St. James park after they moved in to evict protesters during the "Occupy Toronto" movement in Toronto, November 23, 2011.

Police circle the gazebo at St. James park after they moved in to evict protesters during the "Occupy Toronto" movement in Toronto, November 23, 2011.

A protester raises his fist in behind police officers after they moved in to evict protesters at St. James park during the "Occupy Toronto" movement in Toronto, November 23, 2011.

A protester raises his fist in behind police officers after they moved in to evict protesters at St. James park during the "Occupy Toronto" movement in Toronto, November 23, 2011.

Police arrest a woman at St. James park after they moved in to evict protesters during the "Occupy Toronto" movement in Toronto, November 23, 2011.

Police arrest a woman at St. James park after they moved in to evict protesters during the "Occupy Toronto" movement in Toronto, November 23, 2011.

A protester is arrested at St. James park by police after they moved in to evict protesters during the "Occupy Toronto" movement in Toronto, November 23, 2011. Backed by a court order, police arrived at the downtown park at dawn and began removing unoccupied tents and garbage, while some protesters screamed at them, some sang and played guitar, and others dug in for an expected stand-off and forcible removal. Protesters first set up shop in Toronto's St. James Park in mid-October, following the lead of Occupy Wall Street protesters in New York's Zuccotti Park.

A protester is arrested at St. James park by police after they moved in to evict protesters during the "Occupy Toronto" movement in Toronto, November 23, 2011. Backed by a court order, police arrived at the downtown park at dawn and began removing unoccupied tents and garbage, while some protesters screamed at them, some sang and played guitar, and others dug in for an expected stand-off and forcible removal. Protesters first set up shop in Toronto's St. James Park in mid-October, following the lead of Occupy Wall Street protesters in New York's Zuccotti Park.

A protester sits as police walk through St. James park after they moved in to evict protesters during the "Occupy Toronto" movement in Toronto, November 23, 2011.

A protester sits as police walk through St. James park after they moved in to evict protesters during the "Occupy Toronto" movement in Toronto, November 23, 2011.

A woman stands in front of the boarded up library as police walk through St. James park after they moved in to evict protesters during the "Occupy Toronto" movement in Toronto, November 23, 2011.

A woman stands in front of the boarded up library as police walk through St. James park after they moved in to evict protesters during the "Occupy Toronto" movement in Toronto, November 23, 2011.

A man shouts from a tree as Police walk through St. James park after they moved in to evict protesters during the "Occupy Toronto" movement in Toronto, November 23, 2011. Backed by a court order, police arrived at the downtown park at dawn and began removing unoccupied tents and garbage, while some protesters screamed at them, some sang and played guitar, and others dug in for an expected stand-off and forcible removal. Protesters first set up shop in Toronto's St. James Park in mid-October, following the lead of Occupy Wall Street protesters in New York's Zuccotti Park.

A man shouts from a tree as Police walk through St. James park after they moved in to evict protesters during the "Occupy Toronto" movement in Toronto, November 23, 2011. Backed by a court order, police arrived at the downtown park at dawn and began removing unoccupied tents and garbage, while some protesters screamed at them, some sang and played guitar, and others dug in for an expected stand-off and forcible removal. Protesters first set up shop in Toronto's St. James Park in mid-October, following the lead of Occupy Wall Street protesters in New York's Zuccotti Park.

Vanier Cup

McMaster Marauders' Ben O'Connor (R) is tackled by Laval Rouge et Or's Abel Boucher during the second half of their Vanier Cup college football game at BC Place in Vancouver.

McMaster Marauders' Ben O'Connor (R) is tackled by Laval Rouge et Or's Abel Boucher during the second half of their Vanier Cup college football game at BC Place in Vancouver.

McMaster Marauders' Tanvir Bhangoo (99) celebrates with his teammates after they defeated Laval Rouge et Or in their Vanier Cup college football game at BC Place in Vancouver

McMaster Marauders' Tanvir Bhangoo (99) celebrates with his teammates after they defeated Laval Rouge et Or in their Vanier Cup college football game at BC Place in Vancouver

McMaster Marauders' Bradley Fochesato celebrates as he is picked up by teammate Ben O'Connor after they defeated the Laval Rouge et Or in their Vanier Cup college football game at BC Place in Vancouver

McMaster Marauders' Bradley Fochesato celebrates as he is picked up by teammate Ben O'Connor after they defeated the Laval Rouge et Or in their Vanier Cup college football game at BC Place in Vancouver

McMaster Marauders players celebrate after they defeated Laval Rouge et Or in their Vanier Cup college football game at BC Place in Vancouver

McMaster Marauders players celebrate after they defeated Laval Rouge et Or in their Vanier Cup college football game at BC Place in Vancouver

McMaster Marauders' celebrates with the Vanier Cup after they defeated the Laval Rouge et Or in their Vanier Cup college football game at BC Place in Vancouver

McMaster Marauders' celebrates with the Vanier Cup after they defeated the Laval Rouge et Or in their Vanier Cup college football game at BC Place in Vancouver