Friday, November 27, 2020
On Sunday Green Party of Quebec leader Alex Tyrrell visited the protest camp at the site of the Kahnawake rail blockade to show his support for the blockade before issuing the following statement. The Green Party of Quebec fully supports the Kahnawake rail blockade as well as the many other...
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About 100 Indigenous people and activist groups gathered in front of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police station of Montreal last Sunday to show support to the anti-pipeline presence in Wet’suwet’en territory. Alex Tyrrell, leader of the Green Party of Quebec was among the crowd of supporters. “Canada is still a colonial...
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I strongly condemn the RCMP blockade of the Wet’suwet’en traditional territory in BC and the colonial system that resulted in this unjust injunction which is a huge step backwards for reconciliation in Canada. I call on PM Justin Trudeau to personally intervene in order to call off this RCMP...
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- Great News! Canada’s Sub Arctic is Getting Its First University! - Last week the Yukon Legislature passed a bill ordering the establishment of Yukon University which will become the first University in Canada's North. To make things even better, indigenous nations will have a meaningful role in elaborating the content...
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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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Green Party of Quebec leader Alex Tyrrell issued the following statement in response to the Kanehsatake hunger strike by Al Harrington as it enters its 14th day. « We call on the Legault government to implement a short term moratorium on development of the Kanien’keh home lands in Kanehsatake and to immediately pursue a...
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Alex Tyrrell speaks in Cabot Square in Montreal calling on governments to do more to address homelessness and the lack of services in proximity to the square following reports of the deaths of 14 homeless people over the past few months. https://www.facebook.com/alex.tyrrell.92/videos/2370182809861667/
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- We were momentarily detained by the RCMP - Minutes after making a video in front of a Trans Mountain Pipeline depot we were pulled over and detained for 10 min by the RCMP. This type of harassment and intimidation of pipeline opponents and indigenous people by police officers is a...
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⁃ Visit to the Wet’suwet’en Anti-Pipeline Camps - After spending three days at the Unist’ot’en and Gidimt'en anti-pipeline camps in northern BC, we are on the road again! Over the past three days we have had so many excellent conversations with frontline indigenous and settler anti pipeline activists. The Unist’ot’en and Gidimt'en...
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