QUEBEC STUDENT PROTEST

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Overnight Protest Ends In 50 Arrests

MONTREAL - Premier Pauline Marois has called for calm as another nighttime student protest march is announced, this time in the provincial capital.The Thursday night march follows one in Montreal that...
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They're Back

Montreal police say ten people were arrested for assaulting police officers during a protest in Montreal against the Quebec government's decision to increase tuition fees. Police demanded protesters...
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Prosecutors Will Decide Her Fate

Montreal's police chief has confirmed his force has completed an internal inquiry into the behaviour of suspended officer Stéfanie Trudeau, better known by her badge number, 728. Marc Parent said the...
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Classes Shuttered In Montreal

The University of Montreal has suspended classes in the departments that have been targeted by student protesters since Monday, when a winter make-up term began at all Quebec universities hit by stude...
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Students Defy Back-To-School Law

MONTREAL - Quebec's controversial back-to-school law was wielded for the first time ever by Montreal police after showdowns involving masked protesters disrupted the reopening of universities Monday.A...
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Returning Quebec Students Will Need to Retake Economics 101

Figures from Statistics Canada show that, for the 2011/2012 year, undergraduate students in Quebec paid an average of just $2,519 a year for their education. Meanwhile, students in Saskatchewan, Alberta and Ontario paid $5,601, $5,662 and $6,640 a year, while the Canadian average was $5,366 a year. Charest's tuition proposal would have seen Quebec students still paying thousands of dollars less for their tuition in 2017 than students in several other provinces are paying right now. No organisation, universities included, can continue to provide a quality service if its expenses go up while it is unable to raise sufficient revenue to cover those expenses.
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Student Strike OVER At Quebec Colleges

After months of boycott, students at every Quebec CEGEPs will be resuming classes. Friday afternoon, students at CEGEP du Vieux Montréal and at CEGEP Saint-Laurent voted to end the strike after a gen...