summit

Podcast
Oct 1, 2013

Play: 'You Should Have Stayed Home'

Redeye
Playwright Tommy Taylor was one of 900 people arrested and held in detention during the G20 summit in Toronto in July 2010. He’s turned the Facebook post he wrote about it into a play.
Blog
Jun 22, 2012

Rio+20: It's time for new solutions

Carleen Pickard
Maryam Adrangi
In the search for appealing, catchy, urgent and simple slogans, we climate justice activists have come to accept the phrase ‘climate change is the defining issue of our time’ as gospel. But is it ?
Podcast
Dec 21, 2011
Redeye

G20 organizers agree to plea deal

Redeye
In mid-November, 17 members of the G20 Main Conspiracy Group reached a collective plea deal. No one was convicted of conspiracy but six of the defendants pleaded guilty to lesser charges.
Blog
Jun 29, 2010

The aftermath of the summits

Brent Patterson
The G8 and G20 summits are now over but many are still unjustly being detained and need to be released. The city has yet to shed the police-state feeling that has smothered it these past few days.
Blog
Jun 25, 2010
James Laxer

Aging Agitator James Laxer enters red zone

James Laxer
Aging Agitator James Laxer, who is constantly on the look out for a demonstration to attend, entered the red zone of the G20 summit this morning.
Blog
Jun 25, 2010

Council launches 'summits expense clock'

Brent Patterson
The Council of Canadians launched a "Summits Expense Clock" on its website this morning to highlight the excessive costs of the G8 and G20 summits.
Blog
Jun 25, 2010

Council of Canadians 'paddles to the G'

Brent Patterson
Council of Canadians chairperson Maude Barlow led a canoe flotilla on Fairy Lake Thursday in an attempt to take a "scrap the summits" message to G8 delegates in Huntsville.

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