Bill 78 Quebec

Standing Down?

CBC | Posted 10.11.2012 | Canada Politics

With the suspended winter term set to resume next week at many CEGEPs, Montreal police say they won't enforce certain clauses of Bill 78, Quebec's con...

Quebec Had No Choice But To Pass Emergency Law?

CP | Sidhartha Banerjee, The Canadian Press | Posted 08.13.2012 | Canada Politics

MONTREAL - Quebec government lawyers defended a controversial protest law that is being challenged in court this week as well as in the streets virtua...

What's Louder Than a Formula One Engine? Quebec Protesters

Don Tapscott | Posted 08.08.2012 | Canada Politics
Don Tapscott

That deafening noise that Formula 1 fans in Montreal and viewers around the world hear this weekend might not be just the supercharged cars screaming past the grandstands in quest of the checkered flag. It will likely also be the banging of pots and pans by the tens of thousands of protestors filling the streets around the Grand Prix of Canada in order to publicize their fight with the Quebec government.

Nude Protesters Rev Up, Police Crack Down On Grand Prix Disruption

CBC | Posted 08.07.2012 | Canada

Hundreds of protesters spilled into downtown Montreal on Thursday night, many of them naked or barely clothed, as police used stun grenades and trunch...

Last Chance To Make A Deal?

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 07.28.2012 | Canada Politics

MONTREAL - A two-week period marked by burgeoning protest and bitter recrimination has now entered a new phase, with Quebec student leaders back at th...

I'm Not a Quebec Protester, But Police Assaulted Me Anyway

Dave Kaufman | Posted 07.25.2012 | Canada Politics
Dave Kaufman

On Tuesday evening, just before midnight, I was assaulted by a police officer. No warning, no explanation, just a swift swing of a nightstick to the back of my leg. The officer chasing after me threw me into a parked van. I am not a student, I don't wear a red square, and I am not on strike. This is Montreal under Bill 78.

Police Bring Hammer Down On Montreal Protesters

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 07.22.2012 | Canada Politics

QUEBEC - The Quebec government has set strict conditions for any resumption of negotiations with student strike leaders: there will be no talk of a tu...

HUGE Protest In Montreal As Demonstrations Go International

CP | Myles Dolphin, The Canadian Press | Posted 07.22.2012 | Canada Politics

MONTREAL - A river of red-clad protesters rippled through downtown Montreal Tuesday to mark the 100th day of Quebec's student strikes, while smaller e...

Support For Emergency Law Nosedives

The Huffington Post Canada | Eric Grenier | Posted 07.22.2012 | Canada Politics

Only days after the Jean Charest government passed an emergency law aimed at stopping the ongoing student protests in Quebec, it appears residents of ...

Montreal Protesters Set Fires, Rally Against Controversial New Quebec Law

CP | Benjamin Shingler, The Canadian Press | Posted 07.19.2012 | Canada Politics

MONTREAL - A plan to restore order in Montreal appeared to erupt in smoke late Saturday, with fiery blockades blazing on a busy downtown street corner...

Quebec's Emergency Law Stokes The Fire

CBC | Posted 07.19.2012 | Canada Politics

The adoption of emergency legislation to end Quebec's escalating student crisis stoked fiery debate across the province overnight, from highly charged...