Ottawa-Outaouais IWW

The General Membership Branch of the Ottawa-Outaouais region

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Ottawa Panhandlers Union Street Artists at Can-Con 2012

September 21st, 2012 No Comments

Ottawa Panhandlers Union Street Artists at Can-Con 2012 Check out the street artists of the IWW Ottawa Panhandlers Union at this year’s Conference on Canadian Content in Speculative Arts and Literature (www.can-con.org). Laws and bylaws preventing artists from selling their work on the curbside are just another problem facing Ottawa’s artistic community. Sept. 21 – […]

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Ottawa Panhandlers Union artists at Can-Con 2011

September 9th, 2011 No Comments

Check out the art of the IWW Ottawa Panhandlers Union at this year’s Conference on Canadian Content in Speculative Arts and Literature (www.can-con.org). Ontario’s Safe Streets Act may prevent street artists from making a living selling their art on the curbside, but they are welcome as part of Ottawa’s creative community. Sept. 9-11, 2011 Travelodge […]

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GDC Local 6: Donate to Support Panhandlers Union Organizer Andrew Nellis

July 17th, 2009 No Comments

The IWW General Defense Committee Local 6 is calling on people in Ottawa and Gatineau to donate to help pay the legal bills of Ottawa Panhandlers Union organizer Andrew Nellis. We’ve won the case: all charges were dropped. Andrew can once again walk freely in the city and continue his work of defending panhandlers from […]

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