Friday, November 27, 2020
On Sunday I will be attending the vigil for Nicholas Gibbs, a young black man who was shot in the back and killed by Montréal Police just two blocks away from my home in NDG. Racism and police brutality are alive and well in Montréal and it is our responsibility...
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I would like to commend the work of the Quebec City police and the citizens for their actions in preventing Michael Riverin, a supporter of the extreme right in Quebec, from committing acts of mass violence against minorities in Quebec City. After what happened at the mosque in Quebec City,...
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Alex Tyrrell and Green Party Candidates announce their support for alternatives to prisons, solitary confinement and unveil their plan to transition to a prison model based on rehabilitation rather than punishment. https://www.facebook.com/alex.tyrrell.92/videos/2143065209240096/ https://www.facebook.com/alex.tyrrell.92/videos/2143052492574701/
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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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Live from the Anacolor paint factory in Cap-Rouge with our candidate Daydree Vendette calling for the implementation of an environmental police force! We are also reaffirming our opposition to the $9 million bailout of this delinquent and highly polluting corporation who could not care less about the health and well-being of local...
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Alex Tyrrell and Stephanie Stevenson present Green Party platform on drugs and addictions outside of a safe injection site. The party is calling for the decriminalization of all drugs and more funding for harm reduction. https://www.facebook.com/alex.tyrrell.92/videos/2132130323666918/ https://www.facebook.com/alex.tyrrell.92/posts/2132138473666103?__xts__%5B0%5D=68.ARBiZSRINexQEcFElXMebNTXh4rTuDljSxZu3sURc_mTuId_-2sVfYNTChI8IOs7zuiETFz55C1-LYD69WK_cAyB-Qe45n4DqIOBQEn_CnqrYZy_QRoyRTXV8I_OGyr9o69mPatiFLKu--zXlJ-6gylC0DC-HIx_980DPhHESxiMQTRvt6kQ-O9OyK_Q368gNL0oDidtyKreXFcWDKXiiLlxJe3wz-_1rsGZ3Bhf48U7dCRjf9orFyWQp268s7VBxU7vlkq2eyTltErIbHXlG1rloL255StyMvCIJusFxNNVka9dBwY6SoVxe6gKPzmLrwoxC7w17kGSZ73E67ejY0DWxac&__tn__=-R  
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This morning I visited the site of the Saint-Polycape oil train derailment. While we are lucky that there were no deaths or injuries, this is the sixth train derailment on main tracks in Quebec since the beginning of the year. This plague of train derailments is nothing short of a pattern;...
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I was on CBC Daybreak Montreal this morning talking about the need for a new environmental police force, contaminated soil being dumped on agricultural land and the need to hold environmental criminals to account! https://www.facebook.com/alex.tyrrell.92/videos/2082071842006100/ https://www.facebook.com/alex.tyrrell.92/posts/2087789448101006 https://www.facebook.com/alex.tyrrell.92/posts/2086939868185964  
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I was on CTV Montreal News at 11:00 last night calling for the progressive withdrawal of firearms from police officers on patrol in Québec. There have been too many deaths of people with mental illness who are shot in the chest for doing things like holding knives while in crisis....
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