Student Protests

Quebec's Confusing Use of New Protest Laws

The secret law during the G20 and the list of laws passed in Québec to quell protests share a common characteristic: they're virtually impossible to enforce consistently. What good is a law that, once passed, is applied selectively? It places a tremendous amount of power in the hands of police who have proven unable to yield such powers appropriately.
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Pillow Fights And Protests

MONTREAL - With barbecues and beachfronts beckoning, Quebec students fighting tuition increases are turning to election-style campaign tactics and more creative forms of protest to sustain support for...
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Tuition? What Tuition?

MONTREAL - The unpredictable nightly protests that helped spur a government crackdown have largely been a Montreal-only affair — until now.Since Premier Jean Charest passed a law last week limiting pr...
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Student Group Rejects Charest's Offer

MONTREAL - One of Quebec's most powerful student groups has shot down Premier Jean Charest's revised offer on tuition fees.The C.L.A.S.S.E. student federation voted this morning against Charest's prop...