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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

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Intergenerational inequity? Forget that noise: this is a class war.

The young vs. the old

Young people have been going through some tough times in recent years. As a Canadian educator and education student, I’m particularly concerned by our… 2,196 more words


Judiciarisation de la grève étudiante: un cas d'école

texte de Isabelle Baez, chargée de cours à l’UQAM (avec cosignataires)

La deuxième semaine des travaux de la Commission Ménard vient de s’achever. Alors que le gouvernement poursuit un exercice qui se situe à 1000 lieues de la véritable enquête publique demandée par plusieurs organismes, de nombreuses personnes doivent vivre avec les séquelles physiques et psychologiques engendrées par la brutalité policière omniprésente durant le printemps 2012. 1,745 more words


Are we Racists?

It took me a long time to make an opinion of the “Carte des Valeurs Québécoises”, and I am still not quite sure of what i think about it. 338 more words

Local newspapers get it wrong, too.

The Suburban, for those unfamiliar, is “Quebec’s largest English weekly newspaper” with three editions and a total circulation of about 140,000 copies. Founded in the Montreal suburb of Côte-Saint-Luc in 1963, it now celebrates its fiftieth anniversary at its head office in the borough of Saint-Laurent. 979 more words


The bill for the Printemps érable.

I was disgusted by the front page headline and accompanying article “Students cost city $11.6 million (or 19,000 student increases) in police overtime” by P.A. Sévigny (The Suburban, City Edition, June 12, 2013). 346 more words



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