Whatever happens in Quebec happens in Quebec; it is beyond our control here in Ontario. What is alarming however, is that, as of this past weekend, Ontario students have begun to petition to bring the movement to their province. And all in the name of that often-used, deflated word "solidarity." This would be disastrous.
Quebecois filmmaker Xavier Dolan wore the red square, which has become the symbol of the Quebec student movement, on the red carpet for the premiere of his film Laurence Anyways at Cannes. The young d...
Flickr: Concordia U.
MONTREAL - Seventy-two days, 160 protests, hundreds arrested, multiple injuries, multimillion-dollar costs for law-enforcement _ and zero solutions in sight.Those were the bleak numbers that emerged T...
Earlier this week, over 1,000 students at Concordia University (population 30,000) took it upon themselves to declare a student strike. This is one more manifestation of a French-Canadian culture plagued by a grotesque sense of entitlement -- demanding their already rock-bottom tuition rates be lowered to zero -- that is economically illiterate to the point of self-parody.