This story is not being covered by the UK media, which given the similarity to the tuition fees protests in London in 2010-11 is somewhat surprising.
This short piece (below) is from the US version of the Guardian. The protests are also getting some coverage on RT, but not on the BBC!
More than 500 people were arrested in Montreal on Wednesday night as protestors defied controversial new law Bill 78
The blog under the article is far more interesting and informed.
With a link to this video which needs to be seen.