The Biggest Student Uprising You’ve Never Heard Of

Marc Bousquet, Tidsskriftet for Universiteternes Efter- og Videreuddannelse, Apr 27, 2012
Commentary by Stephen Downes

I think the author has a point. "While the Quebec student strike is comparable in scale to student movements in Europe and Latin America, it is entirely unique in the context of Canada and the continental United States, which makes the absence of media coverage outside the province puzzling at best and disturbing at worst." There is a manifesto for a 'Maple Spring' (the French word for 'Maple' is 'érable', very similar in pronunciation to 'Arab') which you can find in translation on Rabble.

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