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Looking for Banners from Québec’s ‘carré rouge’ Protest Movement for December Exhibit

Include Your Banner in a Giant Quilt representing the Québec Protest Movement! [en français] contact: widge [@] burningbillboard.org During the six-month student strike, hundreds of banners were created to denounce tuition fee increases and protest the privatization of public institutions. These banners lead demonstrations through the streets of Québec’s cities. They affiliated neighbourhood resistance and demanded an end to police repression. Banners hung from l’Îlot voyageur and the Berri street overpass, and they fluttered above the demonstrators at CLASSE’s demonstrations the 22nd of every month. Many banners hung over the  facades of university and CEGEP buildings, while others blocked the...