Brent Patterson

Brent Patterson is a political activist and writer. He has worked in solidarity with revolutionary Nicaragua, advocated for the rights of prisoners in jails and federal prisons, taken part in civil disobedience actions in Toronto's financial district and at the Ontario Legislature, and participated in street protests at the Battle of Seattle and at UN climate summits. He supported cross-country activism at The Council of Canadians for almost 20 years. Brent has a BA in Political Science from the University of Saskatchewan and an MA in International Relations from York University. He lives in Ottawa on the traditional, unceded and unsurrendered territories of the Algonquin nation.

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Dec 13, 2009

200 more arrested in Copenhagen

Brent Patterson
The Globe and Mail reports that Danish police on Sunday detained "more than 200 people on a second day of demonstrations..."
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Dec 13, 2009

Demonstration at the Canadian embassy in Copenhagen

Brent Patterson
The Council of Canadians will be joining the Indigenous Environmental Network, the Rainforest Action Network, the Indigenous Peoples Power Project, and the UK Tar Sands Group for a demonstration.
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Dec 13, 2009
Shopenhagen

The Cokenhagen summit?

Brent Patterson
Johann Hari writes in The Independent that, "Our leaders are aren't giving us Hopenhagen - they're giving us Cokenhagen, a sugary feelgood hit filled with sickly additives and no nutrition..."

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