It has come to my attention that the fine folks over at Occupy Montreal have taken time out from their busy schedules of occupying and demanding things to pay a visit to IPE Journal: they have even linked to my whimsical scribblings on their blog. I am humbled.
In particular, they are using this blog - no doubt after extensive research - as an authoritative guide to the Tobin Tax, or as it is known in French-Canadian, the "Tax Tobin:"
"Now, the propositions
It was agreed that the Sunday event will be moved to the are between the tai chi sculptures, so campers occupying that area will be removed only for the event. “This is instead of asking the police to close the street. It’s easier”.
Because temperatures are expected to go as low as 5°C, the assembly accepted to move the meeting to the Square Victoria metro (entrance on Rue Saint-Jaques).
Saturday march at 3pm will go to the offices of the minister of Quebec, making stops whenever a bank gets on the way – to protest. It was suggested to support the Tax Tobin. A conversation went long, trying to understand what the tax tobin is all about; however, the amendment to “wait until tomorrow so people can inform themselves of what this tax is all about” was accepted. A decision will be made today at 11:30am.
A child cries in the background."