The Gazette print edition changes to “daily newsmagazine”

As autumn approaches – but remember it is still summer – it looks like Montreal will be in for a busy time. Already the student protests are resuming but will they have the same force as they once did or will students vote to return to classes and wait out the provincial election? Speaking ofContinue reading “The Gazette print edition changes to “daily newsmagazine””

Head found in Montreal park

While the rest of the country was celebrating Canada Day and watching the UEFA Final, Montreal police were dealing with a grizzly discovery in Angrignon park – a head.  They have yet to confirm that it is related to the Luka Magnotta case, but you’ve got to think the chances are pretty good. Now that theyContinue reading “Head found in Montreal park”

Montreal bans masks at protests

The latest development in the never-ending student situation in Quebec is a new law banning masks at protests as reported in The Gazette. I always like to read the comments left by others to get a bit of a feel for the issue and this article is no different. It is worth sifting through theContinue reading “Montreal bans masks at protests”

Student emperors have no clothes – no, not another “nearly naked” protest…

This opinion piece by The Gazette‘s Don Macpherson is interesting not only for its content, but for the comments that follow. One comment in particular caught my eye: Come on down to the USA students! Everyone in North America is laughing at you and your ridiculous demands.

Do the protesters care about real democracy?

Here is a really good editorial from today’s The Gazette. As is the case with most newspapers, sometimes you agree with the position of the editorial board and sometimes you don’t. I feel that this piece makes many valid points and forces the reader to ask many questions. Unfortunately what is missing is the factContinue reading “Do the protesters care about real democracy?”