Quebec Tuition Protests

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Another Maple Spring Coming?

MONTREAL - Not even the most militant of Quebec's student federations expects this week's education summit to plunge the province into another Maple Spring.Quebec gained international attention last y...
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Free Tuition In This Province? Why Not!

MONTREAL - One Quebec student group says that with tuition hikes officially off the table, it will now champion the idea of free education.The new Parti Quebecois government scrapped a controversial i...
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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...

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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It's Not Over Yet

MONTREAL - Large daytime protests are being held in Quebec today, just as they have for each of the last four months, on the 22nd of each month.Thousands of people are marching in Montreal and Quebec...
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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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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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Students Overwhelmingly Reject Deal

The votes are in, and all three of the largest student groups in Quebec have rejected the tentative agreement reached with the Liberal government last weekend. Eighteen student unions associated with...
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NDP MPs Told To Keep Quiet

OTTAWA -- Young New Democrat MPs who likely once would have been among the thousands of Quebec students hoisting placards in opposition to higher tuition are instead being forced to sit on their hands...
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On The World Stage

MONTREAL - What began as a provincial policy spat over tuition hikes in Quebec has transformed, in just over a year, into a movement of broader student unrest now receiving some international attentio...
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Montreal Student Riot Mar Charest Speech

MONTREAL - A spring of discontent in Quebec characterized by images of red-clad student protesters took on a darker tone Friday as downtown streets were disrupted by scenes of increasingly intense civ...
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Student Protests Take Nasty Turn

GATINEAU, Que. - Increasingly nasty skirmishes in Quebec between police and student protesters resulted in 150 arrests in one spot Thursday, in a province filled with politically charged anti-tuition...
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Happy Anniversary Charest!

MONTREAL - Quebec students showed no sign of backing down Saturday in their battle with the provincial government, staging another massive march through the streets of Montreal.Thousands of students w...