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A tuition fee increase proposed by the liberal Quebec government triggered almost an entire year of civil unrest in the Canadian province.

Protester marching on the streets of Montreal on Thursday 22 March 2012, unhappy with tuition fee increases proposed by the Quebec government.
February 23, Montreal - Police pepper spray students trying to march towards Jacques Cartier bridge, a key access point to Montreal, The students were planning to shut down traffic.
May 22nd, 2012 - Tens of thousands demonstrators choked the streets of Montreal at early rush hour marking the 100th day of student strike against higher tuition fees and expressing outrage against a law passed by the province, aimed at preventing the very sort of demonstration they staged.
Thousands of students protested on February 23, in Montreal, against tuition hikes.Students marched towards Jacques Cartier bridge, a key access point to Montreal, planning to shut down traffic. Police confronted the protesters.
Thousands of students protested on Thursday, February 23, in Montreal, against tuition hikes.
Thousands of students protested on Thursday, February 23, in Montreal, against tuition hikes.
Thousands of students protested on Thursday, February 23, in Montreal, against tuition hikes.
Protesters are marching on the streets of Montreal on Thursday 22 March 2012, unhappy with tuition fee increases proposed by the Quebec government.
Protesters are marching on the streets of Montreal on Thursday 22 March 2012, unhappy with a tuition fee increase proposed by the Quebec government.
Protesters are marching on the streets of Montreal on Thursday 22 March 2012, unhappy with tuition fee increases proposed by the Quebec government.
Bystanders sipping cofee and showing their support to the students protesting tuition hikes.
Students with rabbit masks calling themselves "Rabbit crew" leading a protest against tuition hikes in Montreal.
11 May 2012. Students took the streets of Montreal in a festive fashion, with singing and dancing to Dixie and Jazz music. They are protesting a planned tuition increase.
16 May 2012 – After more than three months of strike against a planned tuition fee increase, the students took the streets of Montreal for a half-naked protest.
16 May 2012 – After more than three months of strike against a planned tuition fee increase, the students took the streets of Montreal for a half-naked protest.
June 7th, 2012 - The students took the streets of Montreal for a second half-naked protest.
16 May 2012 – After more than three months of strike against a planned tuition fee increase, the students took the streets of Montreal for a half-naked protest.
16 May 2012 – After more than three months of strike against a planned tuition fee increase, the students took the streets of Montreal for a half-naked protest.
May 22nd, 2012 - Tens of thousands demonstrators choked the streets of Montreal at early rush hour marking the 100th day of student strike against higher tuition fees and expressing outrage against a law passed by the province, aimed at preventing the very sort of demonstration they staged.
May 22nd, 2012 - Tens of thousands demonstrators choked the streets of Montreal at early rush hour marking the 100th day of student strike against higher tuition fees and expressing outrage against a law passed by the province, aimed at preventing the very sort of demonstration they staged.
June 7th, 2012 - The students took the streets of Montreal for a second half-naked protest.
June 7, 2012. Lovers share a kiss in Montreal, where protesters marched half naked (and some naked) in an attempt to bring the attention of the Formula One crowd to the ongoing student crisis in Quebec. comments
16 May 2012 – The "Rabbit Crew" offering a police officer flowers. After more than three months of strike against a planned tuition fee increase, the students took the streets of Montreal for a half-naked protest.
February 26, 2013. The students were enraged after the newly elected government that they helped put in place planned to go ahead and increase the tuition fees, although the hike proposed was much smaller.
February 26, 2013. Police cracks down a student protest. The students were enraged after the newly elected government that they helped put in place planned to go ahead and increase the tuition fees, although the hike proposed was much smaller.