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Students in Quebec Launch Strike to Protest Tuition Hikes

HeadlineMar 20, 2012

Some 250,000 students are expected to go on strike today in the Canadian province of Quebec to protest tuition hikes planned by the government. The government plan would increase tuition by 75 percent over the next five years. On Sunday, several thousand students participated in a downtown protest march. Last week, protesting students claimed sections of major highways during rush hour.

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