On Oct. 31 the federal government passed a private members’ bill with far-reaching implications for Canadians that signals a desire on the Conservative government’s part to erode citizens’ civil liberties.
Quebec students stepped up the fight against tuition hikes this week, with tactics ranging from vandalizing a CEGEP, declaring unlimited strikes, blocking the Montreal Stock Exchange and preparing a petition for the National Assembly. More protests are scheduled for the upcoming weeks, say student representatives. Tuition hikes are destined to begin in fall 2012, with a
During the last year, in countries throughout the Middle east and North Africa, people hit the streets to fight for their rights. The Arab Spring was in full bloom. Yet, eight months later, the euphoria has subsided and countless crooks are still firmly in place across the region.