Tag: provincial

The Tribune Explains: The Association for the Voice of Education in Quebec

What is AVEQ? The Association for the Voice of Education in Quebec (AVEQ) unites student unions at four-year universities around the province. According to its mission statement, AVEQ serves to defend the needs and interests of students in Quebec through research, activism, and representation. The association stands for many of […]

Thousands march in Montreal and Quebec City against provincial austerity measures

Tens of thousands of protesters participated in a march against the Quebec government’s proposed austerity measures on Saturday, Nov. 29. According to the organizers of the protest, the Collectif Refusons l’Austerité, over 125,000 people participated in both Montreal and Quebec City. Protesters included representatives from student unions, employees of the […]