Wednesday, February 15, 2012

Occupy Toronto Then - October 15, 2011 at 3:42 AM - and Now - February 15, 2012

The morning before the big occupation of - we knew not where - Bryan posted this great video that I watched just after it went up. The night was full of tension - even for me about a mile away from all the organizing, in Leslieville working on Occupy Media at my desktop.

A good tension - a potential kind of tension...

Good day.

Today February 15, 2012 - four months later to the day - Occupy Toronto's Action Committee posted a video they recorded - a Flash Mob Action they organized with the Steelworkers Union at The Bank of Montreal's Main Branch under it's Skyscraper at King and Bay, downtown Toronto.

Occupy Toronto & Steelworker Flash Mob says: 'BMO - Help End the Infinity Rubber Strike!'

(with the help of Maroon 5's tune “Moves Like Jagger”)

What up with this infinitely long strike at Infinity Rubber? In December 2009 management provoked a strike by workers by asking for a 25% wage rollback, and a 50% cut in benefits. Infinity Rubber is now using replacement workers (scabs). (Similar like the CAW Electro-Motive Diesel/Caterpillar Inc. story out of London, Onatrio.)

See the United Steelworker's "Infinity" page -

See the post at -

See Occupy Toronto's Bambuser archives -


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