Occupied Snuneymuxw Territories

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Updates and Events

Defend the Schoolhouse Four and break the back of property rights!

Alliance Against Displacement welcomes the visibility of the Schoolhouse Four court case because it lays bare the status quo dehumanization that homeless and other oppressed people face most days out of the public eye.

February 20th, 2019|

“Nanaimo is following the letter, not the spirit of the law”: Discontent City returns to court as Mayor McKay fumbles the displacement of tent city

As the court-ordered deadline approaches for the displacement of Discontent City, the mayor can’t get his story straight about whether he will order police to scatter hundreds of homeless people out into the streets.

October 11th, 2018|

Nanaimo ignores the Province’s request to delay the eviction of Discontent City; sends three hundred people into the streets

SNUNEYMUXW TERRITORY (NANAIMO): On Tuesday October 9th at a regular meeting with representatives of Discontent City, Nanaimo’s Director of [...]

October 11th, 2018|

Discontent City under attack, what do we do? Stand up, fight back!

This statement separates myths from facts about two events that happened in Nanaimo over the weekend: the Provincial government's housing announcement and the Schoolhouse Squat.

October 9th, 2018|

Nanaimo-Ladysmith School Board Chair Would Rather See Homeless Corpses Than a Box of Rigs

School Board Chair Rae posted photos of harm reduction supplies left behind after Schoolhouse Squatters were forced to vacate the school – an attempt to shame, blame, and attack people for taking the life-saving measures they need to survive.

October 7th, 2018|