By Andy Wilson
Head count: ~22 people
Direct Action and Mobilization
Campaigns are on hiatus for now.
Website being worked on.
Opportunity for an office space with other progressive organizations.
May 1st organizing committee is organizing for May 1st. All people are encouraged to create their own events to participate in a day of action against austerity.
Arts & Culture
Art jam at James' place @4pm this Saturday.
March 23rd 7pm: presentation about occupying already occupied lands, 1160 Desmaraix, U of O.
Occupy Lent at St. Joe’s raised some money for Occupy Ottawa.
- Obert’s hunger strike is on Day 8. His demands include repealing Bill C-10, a public inquiry into missing indigenous women, and the resignation of Vern White.
- SFUO – Students are going to Montreal to protest tuition fee hikes.
- March against racism this Saturday at Confed park, 1pm.
- A local family lost their home and all belongings in a fire recently. Donations can be dropped off at Vertigo Records on Rideau St., and a benefit will be organized soon.
- Proposal for facilitation to start each GA with a statement recognizing that the GA is taking place on unceded Algonquin land.
- Proposal passed after discussion.
- Discussion about the office space available for rent.
- Many concerns, both positive and negative, were heard and discussed. No proposals introduced on the matter.