Friday, November 27, 2020
Video of the demonstration against police brutality filmed by Mr. Abraham Weizfeld, Quebec Green candidate in D'Arcy-McGee http://bit.ly/1d6SI7D Solidarity with those under arrest. The GPQ is against Bill P6, and calls for an independent investigation unit into the work of the police. https://www.facebook.com/alex.tyrrell.92/posts/1479151038964853
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Here is an article about the protest I attended in Lac-Mégantic on Sunday. “The people of Lac-Mégantic are victims of our collective dependence on fossil fuels,” said Green Party leader Alex Tyrrell who attended the protest, “they deserve our full support, and the fact that they are taking to the...
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Today I reiterate my support for an independent police investigation unit. At the present time, investigations into police work are simply done by another police force. This practice, and an unwritten code of silence within police forces, makes it almost impossible to hold a police officer accountable for his or...
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I have just returned from Lac-Mégantic where I went to meet Marilaine Savard, the spokesperson for a new citizens' group formed following the July 6 tragedy, as well as Jean Roy and André Blais of the Association for the Protection of Lac Mégantic. This is also the first time I...
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Today, on the fifth anniversary of Fredy Villanueva's death, I would like to express my support for an independent police work investigation unit. Fredy was an 18-year-old man who lived in the Montreal North district. One day, he was shot and killed by a SPVM agent, unarmed. The police officer...
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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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Image: LaPresse I am back from my trip to Lac-Mégantic I would like to begin by expressing my sincere regret for the victims of this event: their friends and families, all the residents of Lac-Mégantic, and for all those affected by this tragedy. I went to Lac-Megantic to find out about the...
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The government and the police should promote bicycle transportation and stop their pursuit of cyclists. Road safety is important, but there are many ways to achieve it. For example, instead of issuing tickets, formal notices could be a more pleasant way to promote safety and vigilance on the road. Other possible solutions...
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