Saturday, October 17, 2020
What better way to start the week than a protest to save local wetlands? This morning, I was outside the Montréal courthouse to support the Coalition Verte - Green Coalition and TechnoparcOiseaux who are beginning a three week trial to stop the city of Montreal from distorting some of the most bio diverse wetlands...
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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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Today I attended a demonstration against the Legault government's immigration reform. While students were speaking, members of extreme right groups entered the crowd and began pushing people while screaming racist slogans right as the speeches were being getting underway. The police intervened quickly, but not quickly enough in my opinion. The...
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Alex Tyrrell issued the following statement on November 13, 2019 The Mayor of Montreal has just announced that the city will abolish their highly controversial anti-protest by-law known as P-6. As someone who has been arbitrarily arrested, searched and handcuffed behind...
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The Legault government is out of line in attacking foreign students who, after spending years in Quebec, would like to be part of our society. It is a heartless gesture that will break up families, friendships, professional relations and destroy opportunities for many young immigrants. As I have already said, the...
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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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We took a few hours to volunteer planting trees in Verdun's Rapids Parc 😀 We planted 3 Mountain Maples, 3 Tamarack, 3 Striped Maples, 2 Willows and 2 Red Maples. During the election campaign Trudeau promised to plant 2 billion trees across the country! Although many have ridiculed this policy as an...
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We demand that Tim Hortons to maintain a supply of vegetable protein in its restaurants across Canada, that they ban single-use cups and to implement a deposit exchange program for reusable cups. Sign the petition here https://www.facebook.com/alex.tyrrell.92/videos/2392725787607369/
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I took part in Extinction Rébellion Québec's "Slow swarms" action in downtown Montreal today! The climate crisis will not be solved without a mass movement, demonstrations and direct action. Let's stay mobilized! Alex Tyrrell Leader of the Green Party of Quebec https://www.facebook.com/alex.tyrrell.92/posts/2388653454681269  
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