Rover features an excerpt from Generation Rising, the Time of the Québec Student Spring, by editor and writer Shawn Katz (Fernwood Publishing, 2015).
NEIGHBOURHOOD. For a neighbourhood that prides itself on community, an inordinate number of parents send their kids to schools outside of Mile End.
Almost like magic, over a quarter of a million people gathered at Quartier des Spectacles on May 22nd to demonstrate against the Charest government, the tuition fee hike and Loi 78. Being a college student myself, and concerned with these issues, I went along with a group consisting of three equally concerned women as well as my also-student boyfriend.
The Three Sisters, Chekov’s simmering drama about an army general’s family trapped in a provincial Russian town at the end of the nineteenth century, is brought to the stage by Dawsons College’s professional theatre program.