Monday, September 27, 2021
Excellent transitions conference at Concordia today. It's great to see so many people mobilized against capitalist food systems on campus! There is no limit to what can be achieved!! https://www.facebook.com/alex.tyrrell.92/posts/1592539730959316
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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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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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Today I wrote an open letter to the Lester B. Pearson School Board commissioners asking them to reconsider their decision to close schools in Verdun LaSalle, Pierrefonds and Lachine. Please show your support by liking the Facebook page of Save Lakeside, a community group dedicated to opposing the closure of Lakeside...
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On Wednesday, on the eve of a strike by more than 120,000 students across Quebec, the Minister of Education is openly suggesting that university rectors to "expel two or three students every day". The Ménard commission on the events of spring 2012 severely criticized the government of the day for...
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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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From Radio-Canada: The Green Party of Quebec has been in decline since the last three elections. But its leader, Alex Tyrrell, wants to breathe new life into it. To reverse the trend, he has given the Green Party of Quebec's positions on a multitude of issues, in addition to...
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The first year of the Couillard government is celebrated today. This period was marked by a significant decline in environmental protection, social equality and access to essential public services. We have a government that imposes austerity measures on a scale that the Charest administration would not have dared to propose. If...
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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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