Quebec Student Strike

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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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You'll Be Hearing From Their Lawyers

MONTREAL - A class-action lawsuit is being organized by young Quebecers frustrated because they say they were hurt by the province's student strikes.The motion to sue 25 universities and junior colleg...
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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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Back to School for Striking Quebec Students -- But Not Back to Democracy

The student protests shut down Quebec higher education, gained international attention and shook that province's politics. By all accounts, the democratic protests were highly successful at gaining attention.There's only one catch: the protests were anything but democratic. Indeed, it would have been illegal for any labour union in the country to conduct itself the way the student union leadership did. The next Quebec government needs to democratize the student associations. If they want the right to strike like regular labour unions, shouldn't they be held to the same basic democratic standards?
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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...
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Quebec Students Getting Reinforcements?

MONTREAL - The more hardcore Quebec student activists say they will receive help from outside the province as they form picket lines to block the return to school.They say that at schools where studen...
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Big Week Ahead For Quebec

MONTREAL - Quebec's student strikes, which gained international attention in the spring, now face a pivotal week as students start voting on whether to return to class.Students in the more militant CL...
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PQ Calls For Truce

Star Parti Québécois candidate Léo Bureau-Blouin is calling for a truce in the ongoing tuition protest during the provinicial election campaign. The former student leader urged his young cohorts to h...
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First Students, Now Teachers?

MONTREAL - Quebec's waning student crisis is threatening to reignite before summer's end, with teachers becoming involved in the newest phase of the tuition battle.The attention of the province is shi...