Friday, November 27, 2020
Alex Tyrrell speaks in the Montreal City Council chamber at a Public Safety Commission hearing called to discuss the use of rubber bullets by the Montreal Police. Alex Tyrrell called for a end to the use of rubber bullets as they can be lethal. https://www.facebook.com/alex.tyrrell.92/videos/2039420089604609/ https://www.facebook.com/alex.tyrrell.92/posts/2042351449311473  
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Last night, I participated in the annual demonstration against police brutality. It is not surprising that with the lack of a true independent office of investigation into the work of police officers, the deaths of several citizens at the hands of police officers and the behaviour of intervention units during...
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On 19 March 2013, I was illegally and arbitrarily arrested, searched, handcuffed behind my back for hours and detained for almost 6 hours all for peacefully protesting the indexation of tuition fees imposed by the Parti Québecois government. Today, five years later, the court of appeal has just confirmed that...
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Today I am announcing the Green Party of Québec's support for the campaign « Manifester Sans Peur » (Protesting Without Fear) which aims at baning rubber bullets and stun grenades from protests. These two types of weapons classified as "sub lethal" are part of the police crowd control arsenal throughout...
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I am deeply saddened by what happened today at the Maniwaki courthouse; a special constable shot a young man who was resisting arrest in the head. The special constable in question was not alone. He was accompanied by at least four of his colleagues who were perfectly capable of controlling...
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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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Live to discuss the Green Party of Quebec's position on the legalization of cannabis. Small and medium sized businesses should have the right to start up cannabis production and distribution businesses after obtaining a permit rather than the government monopoly proposed by the Quebec National Assembly. A regulated, but not over-regulated...
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As a survivor of the shooting at Dawson College, I strongly deplore the holding of a pro-firearms demonstration at the memorial in front of École polytechnique, named la place du 6 décembre. This memorial exists to commemorate the 14 women who were murdered at École Polytechnique in 1989. The fight for...
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Members of the National Assembly have reopened the debate on the right to demonstrate with a mask. Here are a few facts: 1) In winter in Quebec, wearing a face covering is not out of the ordinary. Even the police wear them during demonstrations. Debates and the adoption of anti-mask laws...
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