Plan Nord Protest

Last Friday and Saturday saw two demonstrations against Plan Nord, the provincial government’s ambitious plan to extract resources from northern Quebec. The demonstration on Friday ended roughly two hours after it began, with no arrests being made. Saturday’s demonstration resulted in a total of 36 arrests, 32 for illegal assembly, three for assaults against an officer, and one arrest for handling of stolen goods. For more coverage of the Plan Nord demonstrations, read our article here.

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