Friday, November 27, 2020
On April 3, 2014 I witnessed police brutality. During an SPVM riot squad charge, Robert Fransham, a 71-year-old man, was pushed to the ground. His case will be before the courts shortly. This is a good example of why the Green Party of Quebec is calling for an independent police...
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Photo: McGill Daily  Today I would like to add my voice to those of more than 70 organizations that are calling for an investigation into police brutality during the maple spring and in demonstrations since then. As many of you know, during the maple spring and after that I participated in...
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As someone who was present during the 2006 school shooting at Dawson College that killed one of my fellow students and shot 11 others, every single school shooting that has occurred since then leads me to think back to that unfortunate and preventable event that occurred during my second...
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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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I just shot this video at the demonstration against the Quebec Oil and Gas Association. A man was injured in the head. The ambulance is on the scene. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AoQhm5YiLrc&feature=youtu.be&fbclid=IwAR0yvDei2CNXHc58AFkJcYKwSm-kNGC_IhUS_YnWXGNn-QOqQvmHoeqJpPA https://www.facebook.com/alex.tyrrell.92/posts/1557693327777290?__xts__%5B0%5D=68.ARB00-j18_4lSLas4lwxUH4w-ry6OWhT37rquWh3jtpOMY95uwhLBv_M2UHvtNwoxZn49BsLUeHfc2P-s0ZyUaELWp1cIsDA46Li_FKBy_ItIc6Xng84hSJeRQeiXnpzcJnurk-mi6NADulgYms-qKWeBGDOEzYuVLy7X-2uVIrNutKklMyH7y6CDdOxt6gXL_xU5UWnEJ11ZylHJBMlplHuGd_VskiDdDh5osQ1I__GrUK0-8aBzcDqLOxR17iUdVoOdtQq0jWsIUcvmbMk3GoAeZaZIRU&__tn__=-R
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While CN employees are in contract negotiations and demanding improved safety in the industry, another oil train caught fire in Virginia. Right now the oil is spilling into a river. This follows an accident last Sunday when an oil train caught on fire in Ontario. Rail accidents are happening more...
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Justin Trudeau's "Elbowgate" In my opinion, both Trudeau and Mulcair acted inappropriately and should learn from this incident. The tensions between the two men and their political parties are in no way reflected within canadian society. Their conflicts are personal, partizan and have embarrassed a great deal of Canadians. While 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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Photo: RYAN REMIORZ / THE CANADIAN PRESS - Anniversary of the Quebec City Mosque Shooting - A year ago today Muslim community of Québec city was the victim of a terrorist act that was carried out by a young man who was a supporter of right wing nationalism and identity groups. This tragedy saddened...
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