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Statement of opposition to the G8 University Summit

Printed statement distributed during demonstration held Friday, May 21st, 2010, to protest the G8 University Summit held in Vancouver. "From May 20th to the 22nd Vancouver will be hosting the G8 University Summit ahead of the G8 and G20 meetings in Ontario this June. Like the G8 and G20 meetings the summit is an opportunity for closed door, unaccountable meetings to further economic and social agendas that promote exploitation, profit, environmental degradation and colonization of the world's resources . . . ."

You are cordially invited to lunch with Gordon Campbell

Promotional and informational flyer for demonstration held Tuesday, April 7, 2009, at Vancouver Convention Centre. "Inside: Bankers and Bosses, Tickets $125 . . . .Outside: Working People (employed and unemployed), youth and seniors, community activists and ordinary B.C. citizens, $1.25 hotdogs (pay if you can, free if your can't . . . ."

The people vs the City of Vancouver : DTES community trial date : Sunday April 19th 1 p.m.

Flyer for demonstration held Sunday, April 19th, 2009 at Pigeon Park, organized "with support" of: The Olympic Resistance Network, the Anti-Poverty Committee, SFPIRG, The Workless Party, and 2010 Watch. "Accused: The City of Vancouver; Charge: Social Cleansing; Dates of Offence: July 2003-Present. Synopsis: Since the Olympic Bid of 2003 the City of Vancouver has waged a violent war on the community of the DTES. . . ."

2010 police state?

"For the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics and Paralympic Games, some 12,500 cops and soldiers are to be deployed, in both Vancouver and Whistler, in what is described as the largest security operation in Canadian history. . . ."

Olympic Resistance Network

"The 2010 Winter Olympics will take place on unceded indigenous land from February 12-28, 2010. Far from being simply about 'sport', the history of the Olympics is one rooted in displacement, corporate greed, fascism, repression, and violence. Those with the most to gain from the Olympics are the political and corporate elite - from real estate developers to private security corporations. . . ."

2010? It's about making a killing

"The 2010 Olympic Games in not about sports, it's about making a killing. Several official Olympic sponsors are the worst criminals colonization and capitalism has produced. All have directly supported and financed the theft of indigenous territory, social cleansing and ecological destruction. . . ." Brochure discusses Olympic sponsors McDonald's, Coca-Cola, Dow Chemicals, General Electric, Birks, and EPCOR.

Convergence February 2010 : Why fight the 2010 Vancouver Olympics and an overview of the 2010 anti-capitalist, anti-colonial convergence, on Coast Salish Territory

"In February 2010, the Winter Olympics are set to take place in Vancouver, and Whistler, on traditional Coast Salish Territory. Though the Games themselves will merely be a two week party for the rich, and corporate spectacle for the majority, phenomenal damage has already been done. The effects on our communities, and the land have been devasting, and deserve a serious response. . . ."

StopWar statement on the Vancouver 2010 Olympic Games

"The Olympic Charter states that the Olympic movement aims, 'to place sport at the service of the harmonious development of man, with a view to promoting a peaceful society concerned with the preservation of human dignity.' The StopWar.ca coalition in Vancouver, Canada considers that this noble ideal is contradicted by the reality of the Games which reveals a consistent, predictable and historical pattern of militarization and anti-democratic acts everywhere that they are hosted. . . ."

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