Menard angry about reaction to Maple Spring report

Former PQ cabinet minister Serge Menard is blasting friend and foe alike for their reaction to the report he wrote on Quebec's Maple Spring.

Menard led a commission that looked at what prompted months of tuition demonstrations and the police handling of them.

His report faulted police for being too rigid in their response and for using plastic bullets. His report also said the Charest government didn't put enough effort into finding a negotiated solution to the tuition crisis.

Menard says the new Liberals under Philippe Couillard are trying to shelve his recommendations and his former PQ colleagues didn't even do him the courtesy of reading the report to the end before damning it with faint praise.

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  1. ric posted on 05/21/2014 11:06 AM
    Well of course this separatist criticizes the police and the Liberals. If those so-called students thought they were above the law then they deserved the full power of the police. What gave these punks the right to stop traffic, vandalize property, and disrupt the city for a few dollar tuition hike. Menard probably wore a red square during the commission.
  2. Sic posted on 05/21/2014 12:20 PM
    Sorry Serge did you say something?
  3. Tony Fregapane posted on 05/21/2014 01:26 PM
    He got paid to produce a report nobody would like to read..... sounds like good money.
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