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There is a parallel between the student protests in 2012 leading to cancellation of Quebec’s tuition fee increases and the referendum a year earlier that put a stop to sales tax reform in British Columbia. No one likes paying higher taxes or fees. But, viewed objectively, former Quebec Premier Jean Charest had a good case – as did former B.C. Premier Gordon Campbell.1

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