Monday, September 27, 2021
What better way to start the week than a protest to save local wetlands? This morning, I was outside the Montréal courthouse to support the Coalition Verte - Green Coalition and TechnoparcOiseaux who are beginning a three week trial to stop the city of Montreal from distorting some of the most bio diverse wetlands...
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Green Party of Quebec leader Alex Tyrrell issued the following statement in response to the Kanehsatake hunger strike by Al Harrington as it enters its 14th day. « We call on the Legault government to implement a short term moratorium on development of the Kanien’keh home lands in Kanehsatake and to immediately pursue a...
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For recycling fees on electronics, automobiles, and any other product that can be recycled. The current situation with electronics recycling is sad. We are sending solvent con tenants full of electronic waste to the third world to be dismantled by people in poverty, in toxic conditions, to the detriment of...
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We took a few hours to volunteer planting trees in Verdun's Rapids Parc 😀 We planted 3 Mountain Maples, 3 Tamarack, 3 Striped Maples, 2 Willows and 2 Red Maples. During the election campaign Trudeau promised to plant 2 billion trees across the country! Although many have ridiculed this policy as an...
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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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Thursday I visited the Rousseau forest and wetlands in the town of Pincourt, Québec, along with Federal Green candidate Cameron Stiff and members of the group Sauvez Rousseau Wetlands. This forest, which contains several ponds and extends right to the waterfront is slated for residential development and could be destroyed in the coming...
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Merci to all those who have mobilized today to protect the "triangular" woodland of Senneville, on the West Island of Montreal! ✊ This 3.5 hectare mature forest contains an impressive biodiversity. Local residents have always opposed the development of this woodlot, which borders the grounds of Saint-Georges High School and...
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Today I visited the Technoparc Wetlands with Halimatou Bah, our candidate in Saint-Laurent and Joël Coutu, an activist who has been campaigning for the protection of this unique place on the island of Montreal for many years! Here are the proposals of the Green Party of Quebec in the file: ✅The...
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This morning, I visited the wetlands located in what the government calls the "Technoparc" of Montreal with Green Party of Canada candidate for Saint-Lurent Georgia Kokotsis, as well! as environmentalists Jim Harris, François Riou, and Joël Coutu For several years, the Green Parties of Quebec and Canada have been advocating for the protection...
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