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Saturday, October 15, 2011

Around 300 showed up at Occupy Fredericton gathering!!





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Click below for some pictures...

The Purple Violet Blogger!!

Protesters: 300 (CBC got it wrong, more than 80)
First Aid Tent: 1
Food: much
Placards: dozens
Chants: several
Drum: 1
Guitars: 2
Banjo: 1
Meditator: 1
Portrait painter: 1
Kids: 12
Babies: 3 born, 2 unborn
Dogs: 4
Weather: Sunny with high spirits
Unions: 3
Environmentalists: 2
Security: 6
Blowhorn: 1
Banks: 2
Police Cruisers: 8
Politicians: 0
CEO's: 0


Here's some videos and pictures of the event!!


I first interviewed Premier David Alward before covering the Protest.








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An old activist drops in!!!!


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Security at City hall....


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I noticed an R.C.M.P. officer watching the Protesters.


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I was surprised to noticed it was a security officer from the Premier David Alward.


I asked if the Premier was coming? I was going to take his picture but he walked away....

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Food for the protesters.....


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Mrs ADHD Firefighter and shy child...


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Time to meditate!!!


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Must give her credit...she stayed there the whole protest...they don't make journalist like these anymore....


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Need coffee to stay awake...


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Oh..oh...trouble.....


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Wind is picking up and Sun is going down.....it's getting cold!!!


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Getting ready for the March!!!





A couple of minutes after Six and the march began!!!


THE COPS MIGHT GRAB THEIR BLOWHORN???


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OH..OH!!!!


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Walking down King Street.....

To the Bank of Nova Scotia -







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The Protesters decides to hit the street!!!


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Right till the Bank of Nova Scotia!!!


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I taught they were going to go around Officer's Square!!


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Fredericton Mayor Brad Woodside shouted at me -

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Educating the Mayor -






They returned to the TD Bank!!! and suddenly around 4 to 5 cruisers arrived. I taught I was in trouble....








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After the March -






Planning for the days ahead wall street style!!