16 Oct '11, 1am

Thousands in Canada join anti-corporate protests: TORONTO: Over 10,000 Canadians blew bubbles, strummed guitars

Thousands in Canada join anti-corporate protests: TORONTO: Over 10,000 Canadians blew bubbles, strummed guitars

TORONTO: Over 10,000 Canadians blew bubbles, strummed guitars and chanted anti-corporate slogans at protests across the country Saturday, as part of global demonstrations against corporate greed. In Toronto, an estimated 5,000 people inspired by the "Occupy Wall Street" movement showed up in the city's financial district, and later set up tents in a nearby park. Thousands also protested in Halifax, Montreal, Quebec City, the capital Ottawa, Winnipeg, Calgary and Vancouver with a wide range of demands, from jobs to a fairer distribution of wealth, greater corporate accountability, "the truth behind "9/11," a Palestinian state and animal rights. So far, the protests have been mostly peaceful. Police said two men, one of them carrying a concealed hammer, were arrested for trespassing at a bank office in Toronto. "I'm looking to see how the government reacts" to the demonstrat...

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