Some Occupy Calgary supporters have also been supporting the Syrian cause by joining in some of the protests.
A friendly public pillow fight was planned for Tomkins Park (17 Avenue and 8 Street SW) in Calgary on Saturday, April 4, 2009 (International Pillow Fight Day). The City found out and warned organizers that they had to get a permit or they would be fined and/or arrested. So, officially it was cancelled, but some people showed up anyhow, and generally kept the "fight" to the side walk. There was a signficant police and bylaw officer presence, but they seemed to sit back, and let a small number of people do a little pillow fighting, without incident.
Well, actually there were no feathers at all. Zero mess was made, that I saw. It wasn't very cold, but it was cold enough to wear a coat, so it showed some committment to the cause to dress in sleepwear on this day.