Montreal Protest

EI Reform Protest Draws Big Crowd

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 06.27.2013 | Canada Business

MONTREAL - Labour unions, community groups and students are among those taking part in a march against the federal government's EI reforms today in Mo...

Overnight Protest Ends In 50 Arrests

CP | Nelson Wyatt and Pierre St-Arnaud, The Canadian Press | Posted 05.05.2013 | Canada Politics

MONTREAL - Premier Pauline Marois has called for calm as another nighttime student protest march is announced, this time in the provincial capital.The...

At Least 30 Plan Nord Protesters Arrested

CP | Benjamin Shingler, The Canadian Press | Posted 04.11.2013 | Canada Politics

MONTREAL - Montreal police arrested more than 30 people, including nine minors, during a second day of protests against Quebec's northern development ...

'I Was A Pro At Cooking Contracts'

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada Politics

MONTREAL - Montreal's embattled mayor has decided to take a few days off while city hall is engulfed in a corruption scandal that has already torched ...

Protesters Arrested For Allegedly Assaulting Officers In Montreal

CP | Lia Levesque, The Canadian Press | Posted 10.28.2012 | Canada Politics

MONTREAL - Police were laying numerous criminal charges in a second day of confrontation with student protesters following the reopening of Quebec's u...

Quebec Student Protests Resurface Amid Election Campaign

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 10.22.2012 | Canada Politics

MONTREAL - Student protests made a reappearance in the Quebec election Wednesday after having dropped off the radar in the campaign's first weeks.Thou...

Did You Really Expect Us Not To Be an Entitled Generation?

Daniel Alexandre Portoraro | Posted 08.20.2012 | Canada
Daniel Alexandre Portoraro

David McCullough Jr. recently gave a commencement address, in which he told the students the cold, hard reality that "none of you is special." Who is to blame for this? Maybe those very same parents and teachers who are so quick to accuse us of it. The baby boomers, with the best intentions, have made us into what we are today: a generation of spoiled individuals. Why are they surprised?

Tuition? What Tuition?

CP | Jonathan Montpetit, The Canadian Press | Posted 07.25.2012 | Canada Politics

MONTREAL - The unpredictable nightly protests that helped spur a government crackdown have largely been a Montreal-only affair — until now.Since Pre...

Why The Media Have the Quebec Protests All Wrong

Toula Drimonis | Posted 07.25.2012 | Canada Politics
Toula Drimonis

Maclean's image of a student on its front page and in our faces, declaring: "How a group of entitled students went to war and shut down a province. Over $325." is not only inaccurate, but downright contemptuous of the next generation.

Clang Of Unrest Rings Out Across Quebec As Protest Grows

CP | Sidhartha Banerjee, The Canadian Press | Posted 07.24.2012 | Canada

MONTREAL - First the streets — now the courtrooms.After demonstrating night after night to protest a controversial law aimed at limiting protests a...

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...

Students Vow To Fight Bill 78 In Streets.. And Court

CBC | Posted 07.21.2012 | Canada Politics

Quebec student group CLASSE says it is ready to defy the province's controversial protest law, regardless of legal consequences. ...

Montreal Tuition Protests Flare Despite New Law (PHOTOS)

CP | Posted 07.20.2012 | Canada Politics

MONTREAL - Quebec's student protests took a dark, angry turn over the weekend following the introduction of an emergency law aimed at restoring order ...

Montreal Tuition Protests Flare Despite New Law (PHOTOS)

CBC | Posted 05.21.2012 | Canada Politics

Protesters have taken to the streets of Montreal again in defiance of new legislation meant to crack down on student-stoked demonstrations that have r...

Molotov Cocktails Launched At Quebec Protest

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 07.18.2012 | Canada

MONTREAL - Flaming Molotov cocktails were hurled and windows were smashed during demonstrations designed as an act of defiance Friday against a legal ...

Emergency Law In Quebec

CBC | Posted 05.18.2012 | Canada Politics

Quebec's legislature has voted in favour of an emergency law aimed at cooling tensions in the 14-week tuition hike crisis. After debating the speci...

U.S. Issues Security Warning For Montreal

CP | Myles Dolphin, The Canadian Press | Posted 07.11.2012 | Canada Politics

MONTREAL - Ongoing student unrest has prompted warnings of economic disruption in Montreal and even a security message issued by the U.S. government.A...

May Day Takes Ugly Turn In Montreal

CBC | Posted 07.01.2012 | Canada

Police arrested more than 100 people in downtown Montreal on Tuesday night, in an ugly clash with protesters — many dressed in black an...

Dozens Arrested As Montreal Protests Persist

CP | Benjamin Shingler, The Canadian Press | Posted 06.21.2012 | Canada Politics

MONTREAL - Police moved swiftly to shut down a protest in Montreal on Saturday, a day after a series of violent clashes between demonstrators and offi...

WATCH: Protester Hit With Chemical Powder At Close Range

The Huffington Post Canada, with files from the Canadian Press | Posted 04.21.2012 | Canada

Footage of Montreal Police shooting a protester with chemical irritants at point-blank range, was posted online on Friday. YouTube user Cunegonde ...

Dozens Arrested In Montreal Student Protests

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 06.04.2012 | Canada

MONTREAL - Almost 80 student protesters were arrested after a group of the demonstrators stormed Montreal's upscale Queen Elizabeth Hotel and a downto...

More Than 200 Arrests At Anti-Police Brutality Rally

CBC | Posted 05.16.2012 | Canada

A symphony of smashing, spray-painting and projectile-tossing reverberated in downtown Montreal during the city's notoriously raucous annual anti-poli...

Occupy Montreal Officially On Notice

CBC | Posted 01.23.2012 | Canada

Montreal police distributed written notices to protesters at the city's Occupy camp Wednesday night, asking them to tear down their tents...

Montreal Mayor Tells Protesters It's Time To Go

CBC | Posted 01.21.2012 | Canada

Montreal Mayor Gerald Tremblay has issued a statement saying Occupy protesters at Victoria Square must leave. "The time has c...

Montreal Police Accused Of Brutality In Putting Down Student Protest

CBC | Posted 01.11.2012 | Canada

McGill University's principal has launched an investigation after a massive student tuition protest reportedly turned violent on Thursday...