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Student Groups to Meet With Quebec’s Government

Student groups in Quebec are scheduled to meet with the province’s education minister to resume negotiations over tuition hikes that have provoked more than 100 days of sustained protest.

Posted on May 28, 2012 READ MORE



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Truthdiggers of the Week: 400,000 Canadians Launching the ‘Maple Spring’

More than 400,000 Canadians—students and defenders of freedom of expression—filled the streets of Montreal this week to protest a 75 percent university tuition hike and emergency legislation that placed draconian penalties on people exercising their right to demonstrate.

Posted on May 25, 2012 READ MORE



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Student Protests in Montreal Trigger Mass Arrests

More than 500 people were arrested in Montreal on Wednesday night while protesting tuition increases and a controversial new law that severely limits the right to demonstrate.

Posted on May 24, 2012 READ MORE



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Quebec Moves to Quash Student Protests With Harsh Fines

Quebec is looking to end three months of student protests against rising tuition fees by introducing emergency legislation that would temporarily close some universities and fine the pants off of picketers blocking students and faculty from entering classrooms.

Posted on May 18, 2012 READ MORE



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Corporations Have No Use for Borders

It used to be the country we would flee to if life in the United States became unpalatable, but that was the old Canada.

Posted on Jan 30, 2012 READ MORE


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