For those not in the Montreal area, you may find the following links of interest in describing the situation here and what people are fighting for. For live coverage of demonstrations, check out CUTV Montreal (Concordia University TeleVision).
From the UK Guardian, written by Montrealer Martin Lukacs
And from the Montreal Media Co-op, by Andrew Gavin Marshall
Of course, tuition hikes will disproportionately affect women, as outlined here by Concordia University's Simone de Beauvoir Institute
In related news, check out the poster below which we contributed to Montreal's Anarchist Bookfair last weekend.