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Maple Spring: Activists divided over legacy of 2012 student protests

Five years after seas of angry students took to Montreal streets to protest against planned university tuition-fee hikes, activists remain divided over the legacy of the so-called “Maple Spring.” 788 more words

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CEGEP student who missed classes during Maple Spring awarded $6,305

The student association of St-Laurent CEGEP has been ordered to pay $6,305 in damages to a student who argued he had been deprived of his classes — and diploma — by the student strikes of 2012. 441 more words

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Maple Spring saved Quebec Students $1465 per year.

The following is a news article which I think has particular importance. Both to my own research interests, as well as to working-class students across Canada. 791 more words


Gabriel Nadeau-Dubois ready for 'political action'

A common refrain right now in Quebec politics is how the province is full of so-called political orphans.

Quebec media regularly host polemics from these political vagabonds lamenting their disillusionment with an aging sovereigntist movement and fatigue with a Liberal party that has been in power for all but two years since 2003. 770 more words