It was the middle of the night, an uncontrolled fire was blazing in the street, and there were roughly 3,000 protesters on one block of St-Denis St., playing a game of “cat and mouse” with the Montreal police. 586 more words
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The Anarchopanda fought the city’s controversial P-6 anti-protest law, and the Anarchopanda won.
In a judgment handed down Wednesday, Quebec’s Superior Court sided with CEGEP philosophy professor Julien Villeneuve, known as the Anarchopanda because of his penchant for donning a panda costume during protests, in his arguments that outlawing protesters from wearing masks and forcing organizers to provide an itinerary of their marches infringed on rights of liberty of expression and peaceful protest. 610 more words
OTTAWA – The Supreme Court of Canadan is preparing to revisit an episode from Quebec’s 2012 Maple Spring, when Quebec students took to the streets en masse to protest proposed tuition hikes and austerity measures. 168 more words