Wednesday, October 28, 2020
Today marks 30 years since the Polytechnique shooting in which 14 innocent women were killed and many others injured in the worst massacre in recent Quebec history. As a survivor of the 2006 Dawson College shooting, I cannot begin to express my feelings towards the victims and their families. Things...
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Read the article on CBC The leader of the Green Party of Quebec said he's considering running to be Elizabeth May's successor and that the party needs to develop a platform that Canada's left can rally behind. While the federal Green Party leader has not confirmed that she is planning to step...
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I am extremely disappointed that Elizabeth May is opening the door to candidates who will use their status in the Green Party to reopen the abortion debate. This is 2019. Women should have the right to choose. The Green Party should not be pandering to the religious right. Contrairement à ce...
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A couple of weeks ago, the Green Party of Québec proposed a provincial law that would make catcalling and street harassment a tickatable offense. In the case mentioned in this article, the individual making the remarks was found not guilty of a criminal offense despite admitting to making the degrading...
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I am deeply inspired by Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez who made history last night as the youngest woman to ever be elected to the US Congress at just 29 years old. One year before the election she was working in a restaurant. Now she is on the forefront of progressive politics with...
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In the 2018 Quebec general election campaign the Green Party of Quebec is presenting the highest percentage of female candidates of any party by surpassing gender parity and presenting 58% women candidates. https://www.facebook.com/alex.tyrrell.92/posts/2156382617908355
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Alex Tyrrell participates in a debate about education policy with two former ministers of education as well as other candidates at the Université du Québec à Montréal. In the following video he presents the Green Party's strategy for eliminating sexual abuse on campus. https://www.facebook.com/alex.tyrrell.92/videos/2150994981780452/
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Green Party leader Alex Tyrrell and candidate Stephanie Stevenson call for the resignation of a Conservative Pary of Quebec candidate Caroline Orchard over her sexist, pro rape culture and anti feminist comments that were publicly documented well before this campaign begun. https://www.facebook.com/alex.tyrrell.92/videos/2143962822483668/
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Today Élisabeth Grégoire and I held a press conference to announce our policy against catcalling and street harassment in Quebec. We are proposing the adoption of a new provincial law that prohibits street harassment by imposing fines on offenders. While a law against street harassment (cat calling) will not solve all...
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