Thursday, September 16, 2021
- We were momentarily detained by the RCMP - Minutes after making a video in front of a Trans Mountain Pipeline depot we were pulled over and detained for 10 min by the RCMP. This type of harassment and intimidation of pipeline opponents and indigenous people by police officers is a...
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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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Tonight, Vincent Pouliot, Green Party candidate for the Richelieu by-election, had an excellent result at the polls! For a second by-election in a row, we managed to surpass the number of votes cast for Option Nationale and held the line against Québec Solidaire. Considering the financial means and the increased media...
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Visited some of the oldest trees in Canada on Meares island near Tofino, BC earlier today! Some of these trees are almost 2000 years old. In a world where most of the trees have been cut down several times it is incredible that these trees have survived for so long...
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Thank you to everyone who came out for a great discussion at the North Bay #BDS Town Hall with Dimitri Lascaris last night! It was an excellent experience to hear from the people of Northern Ontario on this and other important issues such as the Energy East pipeline. I am now heading to Temiscaming, Qc...
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"The leader of the Green Party of Quebec and candidate in Chicoutimi, Alex Tyrrell, met with the press Monday morning to propose an increase in funding for the Société de transport du Saguenay (STS) in order to make the service free. Mr. Tyrrell wants to inject $25 million into the...
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It is with great pleasure that I introduce you to Guy Sauvé, founder of the Longueuil Green Party on the municipal scene! Guy is an engineer by training who is involved in politics for the environment, social justice and good municipal governance. I spoke with Guy Sauvé last week on...
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Saturday morning we presented our bold plan for wastewater management in Quebec! We propose: ✅ Large-scale biogasification projects across Quebec that will allow us to extract renewable energy from wastewater, following the example of Washington DC - we currently use fossil fuels to incinerate waste materials. ✅ An end to the dumping...
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Alex Tyrrell discusses care for disabled kids with Green Party Candidate Sam Kühn who has been forced to start a protest movement in order to obtain speech therapy services for his seven year old daughter. https://www.facebook.com/alex.tyrrell.92/videos/2153661574847126/
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