Archive for April, 2015

Québec: A hot spring in the making?

Québec: A hot spring in the making?

Over 35,000 students are currently on strike in Quebec, and 75,000 took to the streets on 2 April to protest the Liberal government’s austerity measures. Though these numbers are impressive, they pale in the face of the “Maple Spring” student mobilization of 2012. Repression from the government, police and even the university administration has been […]

Posted in: Canada, Quebec
TOWARDS A HEATED SPRING
By April 11, 2015 Read More →

TOWARDS A HEATED SPRING

DEIRDRE GRÉGOIRE Alternative Socialiste 2 pm, Sunday, April 19 Room 1600, SFU Harbour Centre, (515 West Hastings, Vancouver) Quebec’s Liberal Government is launching an all out attack on public sector workers and services. They are attacking childcare, cutting wages and pensions, increasing electricity charges and bringing in widespread privatization in health and education. Last autumn […]

Posted in: Canada, Quebec, Work