Let’s av it you Canadienses

National Post | News

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For months, Quebec’s students have been laying bare their grievances against Premier Jean Charest with nightly marches against the provincial government’s proposed tuition hikes and Special Law 78, the bill that was actually meant to end the protests.

But with negotiations stalled and nightly demonstrations dwindling in size, thousands of protesters last night shed their clothes and tried to crash a party on Montreal’s Crescent Street, the road most closely associated with this weekend’s Canadian Grand Prix, in a bid to resuscitate the flagging movement.

The protests and media attention have already put a dent in the global sporting event, which usually generates an estimated $100 million in revenue for the city but this year has seen lagging ticket sales.

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