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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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...