Sunday, May 31, 2015


Protesters take part in a large anti-austerity demonstration in MontrealPolice detained 50 people protesting cuts to social services in Quebec Saturday night near Parc Émilie-Gamelin in Montreal.
The protest of about 75 people was ended about 30 minutes after it began at 7:30 p.m. It had been declared illegal for moving against traffic, and no itinerary had been given said Montreal police spokesperson André Leclerc.
Protesters were kettled at the corner of Dézéry St. and Ontario St. E., and ticketed under section 500.1 of the Quebec Highway Safety Code for blocking traffic.
Some protesters briefly entered the Berri-UQAM metro station during the protest.
No arrests were made. 
The Gazette
Fascism does not come suddenly, but a little at a time, so you hardly notice. 
Phyllis Carter

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