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alp227 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-09-11 12:55 PM
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Occupy Calgary protesters pack up and leave
Source: CBC

After vowing to stay and face arrest, the few remaining Occupy Calgary protesters dismantled their camp and vacated Olympic Plaza early Friday morning.

The activists emailed news media on Thursday afternoon announcing they planned to stay in the park in defiance of a court-ordered deadline to leave by 2 p.m. on Friday.

But instead the protesters packed up their belongings overnight, leaving only a display of about 30 white placards with messages on each.

This is no longer a conversation, reads one.

Read more: http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/calgary/story/2011/12/09/...
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limpyhobbler Donating Member (184 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-09-11 10:30 PM
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1. but seriously, isn't it too cold to be out there? Get back out in the springtime... n/t
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kickysnana Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Dec-10-11 08:49 AM
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2. +1
It is 5 degrees here today with wind and that is much further north and upwind of the Chinooks.
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u4ic Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Dec-10-11 03:07 PM
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3. It's been unseasonably mild in all of Alberta
Also, have you ever heard of winter camping? ;)
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