Sacrebleu! Round two?
Thousands of Quebec university students took to the streets in Montreal on Tuesday, again, in what police are calling an illegal protest over tuition hikes. About 50,000 students across the province opted to go on strike. Montreal police told CBC ten people were arrested for assaulting police officers during the protest.
Those of you who thought that was over are not alone.
Months of demonstrations against proposed tuition increases ended last year when the three-term Liberal government was replaced by the Parti Québécois, seen to be far more accommodating to the cause of the rabble-rousers.
CBC News reports that thousands of people took to the streets after the government announced it would index tuition to the cost of living.
Which means fees will increase about three per cent, or $70 a year.
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