Andy Riga digs up a neat bit of local history: a transit fare riot held by students in 1955, plus a mention of an even earlier demo by students wanting cheaper transit fares in 1949. It’s an ongoing struggle (and also interesting to know there were angry student demos before the 1960s).
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As expected, the cold snap is filling up the homeless shelters as even the toughest and most antisocial folks need to come in from the cold; the temperature also led to a broken water main this morning in Point St. Charles.
Peggy Curran on ongoing bad feeling at Concordia.
Gazette has some details on the enlargement of Cap St. Jacques park with a map in the endlessly annoying Scribd format, which doesn’t even work properly in my browser (Safari on Mac). Why not just post a straight-up PDF?