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National Day of Remembrance and Action

On this day in 1989 fourteen women were murdered at Montreal's École Polytechnique.

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| November 28, 2012

Quebec student leader found guilty of contempt of court

November 25, 2012
| A Quebec court has ruled that Gabriel Nadeau-Dubois had incited protesters to ignore court orders. He now faces a year in prison and a $50,000 fine.
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Toronto rallies in support of Gabriel Nadeau-Dubois

A rally was held in Toronto Saturday in solidarity with Gabriel Nadeau-Dubois.
A rally was held in Toronto Saturday in solidarity with Gabriel Nadeau-Dubois. (Photo: John Bonnar)

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Ryerson Social Justice Week 2012: Gabriel Nadeau-Dubois speaks on the Québec Student Strike

Students in Quebec made international headlines when they went on strike to stop a 75% tuition fee increase. In what became the longest student strike in Canadian history, Quebec students resisted police repression and a government-led attack on civil liberties. In the process, they inspired a solidarity movement across Quebec and Canada.  In response to the social crisis provoked by the strike, Quebec premier Jean Charest called a snap election in August - and lost. On September 20, the incoming government cancelled the fee increase and scrapped Charest's anti-protest law - a total victory of the students' demands.


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