Quebec Protests

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MPs Pass Bill To Ban Masks At Riots

MPs have voted to pass private members' bills to ban masks at riots and to implement a 10-year maximum prison sentence for vandalizing war memorials, as well as a bill to set out priority for payments...
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Good News For Quebec Students

MONTREAL - The Quebec government has quietly adopted several controversial measures it says will broaden access to higher education in the province.Student groups, however, contend the measures will h...
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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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Harper Is Quebec Students' Latest Target

MONTREAL - Attending his first event in Montreal in nearly three months, Prime Minister Stephen Harper didn't get a first-hand glimpse Monday of the raucous local protests that have made international...
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Protestors, Stop Your Engines

The Canadian Grand Prix is a point of pride for this country, an event watched by millions from around the world. Little wonder then why the Quebec protestors, in dire need of a landmark event after their 100th day anniversary, would threaten to disrupt the highly anticipated race set to begin this weekend.

How to Win Votes and Influence Protestors

Whether you support them or not, Quebec students are giving us all a valuable lesson in leadership. When Quebec Premier Jean Charest announced relatively small increases in tuition fees, he was speaking from the head. When Quebec students responded by boycotting classes and taking to the streets, they were reacting from the heart.

The Week That Was: Going Out on a Limb...

I know I should be more high-minded when looking at the week in hindsight. Of course you want to hear about the very worthy and important events that have happened, and how HuffPost has rocked in every way in covering them. And yet... Ding dong! "Package for you. Just sign here..." is really what we're all talking about, isn't it? Too soon? (I heard you snickering.)
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Is The End Nigh?

MONTREAL - Negotiations between students and the provincial government will resume Thursday after students left a third night of talks saying the government wanted time to study their latest proposal....
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Bill 78 Hearing Moved To Friday

MONTREAL - A legal challenge against Quebec's controversial protest law will now be heard Friday.The case was scheduled to proceed today but a spokeswoman for one of the student federations contesting...
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Quebec Making Noise Around The World

MONTREAL - The civil unrest consuming Quebec is also seizing media attention abroad — with more than 3,000 news reports from 77 different countries in recent weeks.That's according to an analysis rele...
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Keep Your Protests in Quebec

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.
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Emergency Law A Major Bust : Opposition

Quebec's opposition parties have taken aim at the Charest government for failing to restore order in the streets of Montreal, charging that its controversial emergency law, Bill 78, is not working. F...
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Quebec Education Minister Steps Down

QUEBEC - Quebec's education minister and deputy premier resigned from politics Monday in a bombshell announcement that came amid months of student-related unrest.Education Minister Line Beauchamp said...