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Police squash brief Occupy Toronto camping trip at Queen’s Park

An attempt by some Occupy Toronto–types to dodge an impending city crackdown failed when a small group of protesters set up camp at Queen’s Park this weekend, only to be given the boot. Sure, the provincial legislature may make more sense as an occupation site from a political standpoint, but the benevolence of the folks at St. James Cathedral makes the park a more practical choice. It sounds like the story is somewhat more complicated than a brief camping trip to the provincial legislature, too. CTV reports: “The men are believed to have been forced out of the St. James encampment by protest organizers who claim they are not affiliated with the bigger Toronto movement.” Read the entire story [CBC] »

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