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The Green Party of Canada and Green Party of Québec are calling for the release of Canadian-Iranian citizen and Concordia University Professor Dr. Homa Hoodfar, who was detained by the Iranian Revolutionary Guards while conducting historical research into the involvement of women in the country’s democratic institutions on June 6. Dr...
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Alex Tyrrell and Green Party Candidates announce their support for alternatives to prisons, solitary confinement and unveil their plan to transition to a prison model based on rehabilitation rather than punishment. https://www.facebook.com/alex.tyrrell.92/videos/2143065209240096/ https://www.facebook.com/alex.tyrrell.92/videos/2143052492574701/
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Live from Dawson College for my presentation on environmental issues and conflict resolution! It was great to meet and exchange with students and to be back at Dawson where I completed my degree in Mechanical engineering technology. https://www.facebook.com/alex.tyrrell.92/videos/1952426104970675/
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Back in Montreal after a week of research at the Forét Montmorency station of Laval University for a course in insect ecology. This course is part of the last year of my BAC in Environmental Sciences at Concordia University. It was an excellent experience working with colleagues and professors extremely...
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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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Here is a video of my keynote speech at the joint Concordia University (Montreal) and Siena College (New-York State) conference on globalization. My presentation focused on Eco-Socialism and how I have pursued party politics from a left wing youth perspective. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hkuhvP00mEM&fbclid=IwAR33k75wVhbnkG3l2D6Nry_VbfDtHM1Hlapt_beMiewLscFuy0CP8YxHJ4w The speech focuses on the interactions between social movements and...
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- Great News! Canada’s Sub Arctic is Getting Its First University! - Last week the Yukon Legislature passed a bill ordering the establishment of Yukon University which will become the first University in Canada's North. To make things even better, indigenous nations will have a meaningful role in elaborating the content...
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Alex Tyrrell urged Liberal MNA's from Montreal's West Island to keep their election promise of building the Train de l'Ouest. During the election campaign they proposed a publicly owned and operated train link. https://www.facebook.com/alex.tyrrell.92/posts/1502535406626416 https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=1499223413624282&set=a.1400657033480921&type=3
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Very interesting lecture by Leila Bedeir on Islamic feminism. The voices of Muslim women should be brought forward in the current debate on the charter. The image and identity of Muslim women is systematically marginalized by the current government and the mainstream media. How is it that the Parti Québécois is...
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