Friday, November 27, 2020
As leader of the Green Party of Quebec I would like to encourage everyone to follow the directions laid out by public health authorities and governments and to explain why they are important. While my job is usually to criticize the government, in this case I fully support the...
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Today marks 30 years since the Polytechnique shooting in which 14 innocent women were killed and many others injured in the worst massacre in recent Quebec history. As a survivor of the 2006 Dawson College shooting, I cannot begin to express my feelings towards the victims and their families. Things...
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I am very pleased to announce that we have been called to testify before the Parliamentary Commission on Bill 39, which seeks to establish a new voting system in Quebec. This is the first time that a representative of the Green Party of Quebec will be formally heard by...
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Today in Le Devoir, a group of Green Party members who are seeking revenge after I spoke out about Elizabeth May’s support for the Alberta Tar Sands are trying to call into question my integrity for receiving a living wage for my full time work at the Green Party...
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As Manitoba's Premier has just launched an advertising campaign to attract Quebec's religious minorities to Manitoba. Quebec should be ashamed of the image we project across Canada and around the world. Bill 21 is racist and discriminatory. This is a populist bill introduced by a right-wing government that seeks to...
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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 wrote to the minister of the environment calling on him to take steps to end the use of propane and other fossil fuels in Quebec. The current propane shortage that has been triggered by the CN rail strike has shown just how over dependent we are on this...
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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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