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Solidarity: from Occupy Toronto to Attawapiskat

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Over the next 10 days, rabble.ca will be following the journey of an Occupy Toronto yurt being shipped to Attawapiskat along with a truckload of supplies. Look for daily blog updates from OPSEU's Laurie Miller as she joins the three plus day drive by ice road to deliver supplies, offer training and help in yurt assembly, as well as solidarity. This is a project of Design Points North, with the support of OPSEU.

Day 3 to Attawapiskat: Aboard the Polar Bear Express

| February 7, 2012
Enjoying the coffee on the Polar Bear Express

Day 3 is a train day. The groovy yurt truck is loaded on a freight train bound for Moosonee. Steve Rider's truck will be sent on tomorrow's train.

Our foursome ate, enjoying our coffee and getting to know each other aboard the Polar Bear Express.

It's a bilingual country here: bilingualism means something different on the Polar Bear Express.

CTV's Tom Harris joined on us the Polar Bear Express and interviewed Yves and me about the yurt.

Tonight we we wait in Cochrane. It's happening!