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Tasha Kheiriddin: Another 'Maple Spring'? Likely not

Welcome to Quebec’s Maple Spring 2.0. At least that’s what the province’s new crop of “striking” students would like everyone to think. On Monday, 62,000 of them walked out of class; 40,000 intend to remain on “strike” for another two weeks. 839 more words

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Quebec won't pay for makeup semester after student strikes


Quebec won’t foot the bill for a makeup semester after a prolonged strike, Education Minister François Blais warned CEGEP and university students on the second day of walkouts. 558 more words

Local News

Montrealers take to the streets to protest Quebec's austerity policies

MONTREAL — A few hundred demonstrators marched through downtown Montreal on Monday, as part of a series of “disruptive actions” protesting the Quebec government’s planned austerity measures. 161 more words


Militant student group ASSÉ gets ready for anti-austerity protests

MONTREAL – Militant student group ASSÉ has promised a multitude of “disruptive actions” during the next few weeks if the Couillard government pushes forward with its austerity measures. 139 more words


Maple Spring

Maple Spring was a known watering hole for pack trains from the later 1800s through the early 1900s. A series of important pack trails crossed the rugged coastal mountains of Humboldt County to get from what is now Eureka area to Weaverville in Trinity County and beyond. 133 more words

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How the Maple Spring destroyed Montréal's Student Strike: An analysis of the Ménard report

Two years after Montréal street’s filled with rebellion against the conservative Parti Libéral du Québec (PLQ), the party was re-elected to majority. Liberal leader Philippe Couillard and his team have now officially taken control of a Montréal that reads predominantly Red. 1,244 more words

Current Events

Why I started going to protests

I grew up in a small, relatively isolated community in the heart of Labrador. Dominated by a military air base, my hometown was not exactly what you would call a hotbed of social unrest. 1,685 more words