Friday, October 23, 2020
Today in the House of Commons, Green Party MP Paul Manly (B.C.) used his first question since the election to denounce the Alberta Tar Sands and more specifically the approval of the new Teck Frontier tar sands expansion project. On behalf of environmentalists, activists and all those who petitioned Elizabeth...
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Photo: Marc Bruxelle | Dreamstime Last night I spoke at a protest calling for free public transit in Montreal and beyond. Free public transit is one of the best ways to fight climate change and social inequality. Free transit is an economic policy that is designed to increase transit ridership by...
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Good News! The Green Party of Canada’s Position on the Tar Sands Has Changed!! - The official platform that was released today has reversed the party’s long-standing support for the construction of new Tar Sands refineries. The document also makes no mention of moving Alberta’s oil east and commits to...
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I was on CKUT 90.3 FM earlier this week talking about the Alberta Tar Sands, Proportional Representation in Quebec and climate change! Thanks to Ryan N. Young for having me on his show named Ecolibrium! https://www.facebook.com/alex.tyrrell.92/posts/2356421994571082
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Today I submitted the GreensRising.ca petition to Elizabeth May asking her to take a clear position against the Alberta Tar Sands. Since this petition was launched in June, the Green Party of Canada has published its plan to transition the workforce away from fossil fuels. For the first time in...
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In the coming days, I will announce some international support from the Green Movement for our petition calling on Elizabeth May to take a strong position against the Alberta Tar Sands. Over the past few months, Alberta Premier Jayson Kenney has relentlessly attacked environmental groups for their international ties. He...
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- Last Day on The West Coast - To mark the end of our tour we decided to drop by the BC Supreme Court and attend a sentencing hearing for Ms Jones, a 63 year old mother who was arrested and charged with criminal contempt for participating in a protest...
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Alex Tyrrell and Cree Elder Raymond Robinson speak outside of the Trans Mountain Kinder Morgan tank farm in Burnaby BC, declare solidarity with BC's efforts to fight the construction of an additional pipeline. https://www.facebook.com/alex.tyrrell.92/videos/2325169771029638/
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While Quebeckers from all walks of life are demanding that the Quebec government play a leadership role in protecting the environment and fighting climate change, the new Minister of the Environment, Benoit Charette, must take responsibility for the proposed gas pipeline and marine terminal for the Saguenay-Lac-Saint-Jean region. The project...
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