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Quebec Student Strikers Reject Gov’t Compromise on Tuition Hikes

HeadlineMay 01, 2012

Students in the Canadian province of Quebec are continuing to protest planned tuition hikes, sustaining a massive strike that has lasted for about 11 weeks. The provincial government’s plan would raise tuition by 75 percent over five years. Over the weekend, protesters rejected the government’s proposal to stretch the hikes over seven years.

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