Quebec student strike

Quebec students are fighting the battle to preserve access to education. In fact, a general student strike is in effect currently in the province of Quebec against the 75% tuition fee hike announced by the government. Over 65,000 students are already on unlimited general strike and the number of students/schools on strike is growing everyday.
In this context, there’s a call by the enlarged coalition of Association for Solidarity among Student Unions (CLASSE, see (in French): to organize an international day of solidarity where various associations from across the world are invited to join in to protest against the neo-liberal policies/austerity measures that have triggered these hikes.

Some info on the status of student strikes against the tuition fee hike, privatization and commodification of education in Quebec is at and, and, in French, at

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