Friday, November 27, 2020
NO to cuts in science At a time when the Couillard government was preparing to impose a radical development plan in northern Quebec, they announced major cuts to the Ministry of Forests, Wildlife and Parks. These cuts translate into job cuts, a shameful choice in our current climate. We have already...
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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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Photo: APTN News Exploration for shale gas is cancelled in New Brunswick until 2015, according to the company. Earlier this year, I visited the community of Elsipogtog to learn about the situation and to participate in their demonstration. We have now reached a point in Canada where environmentally distructive projects...
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Cree walkers have walked more than 850 km in the winter to oppose uranium mining in Quebec as part of the BAPE on uranium issues. The Green Party of Quebec presented a brief against uranium mining and called for a complete ban on all uranium mining in Quebec. https://www.facebook.com/alex.tyrrell.92/posts/1573517419528214?__xts__%5B0%5D=68.ARBMg-oppQm31WkfRCuOJWyr0SGXNMgJIVH8q8Asgr4ZDKw4X4j77k6iXPG9Fet_-Bk8CvA0S1TtpXYrwWk1ExDD8hOm24KszsgYILiw4SeXfAhap68yLJsHdoI8c95AP-ZARjPvD1yMJt6nhPQp5OlpFEwHqKaOygjx3zkaecScrVdNeLLgLKx72w6jMnDyFF4BYJkQF4w8GjXU49FZW3EIoberV5NPlV6v0WbKPy8fZ-sY9WNMpohQR0k0VZeEccgIhPgRHnfc785Fo6aECjH2WN8bvxPa&__tn__=-R
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Excellent meeting with Gilles Routier, Interim Director of the Saguenay Native Friendship Centre! We discussed many issues, but more particularly the potential closure of the only off-reserve Aboriginal school in Quebec. This school offers a special program for Aboriginal students and parents, in order to maintain a significant link with their...
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Today, the Green Party of Quebec is in Temiscamingue, Qc to meet with residents of Lake Kipawa who are opposed to a rare earth mining project. Rare earths are a group of minerals used, among other things, to make batteries for hybrid and electric cars. While the Marois government says it...
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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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Very great mobilization today for missing and/or murdered Aboriginal women. Together we will put an end to the racist policies of the Canadian and Quebec governments. Solidarity with Aboriginal women. Alex Tyrrell Leader of the Green Party of Quebec https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=1546805505532739&set=a.1399768723569752&type=3  
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A coalition of teachers concerned about major shortfalls of the Quebec public school history curriculum gave top marks to the Green Party of Quebec who has pledged to reform the curriculum to make it more inclusive and accurate. https://www.facebook.com/alex.tyrrell.92/posts/2154495151430435
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