Monday, September 27, 2021
The leader of the Green Party of Quebec, Alex Tyrrell, unveiled his first election commitment today: the introduction of free public transit. "We believe that this is a key measure that will allow us to fight climate change by reducing our oil consumption, and to solve the problem of...
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Montreal, March 4, 2014 - The leader of the Green Party of Quebec, Alex Tyrrell, calls on the Minister of Natural Resources, Martine Ouellet, to immediately announce the interruption of phases 3 and 4 of the hydroelectric dam construction project on the Romaine River in Northern Quebec. "It makes...
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Green Party denounces the flip-flop by Daniel Breton and the Parti Québécois The Canadian Press: The position taken by the co-founder of the Green Party of Quebec in 2001 has aroused the ire of the current leader of the political party, Alex Tyrrell. "We are extremely disappointed by what happened with...
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Photo: APTN News Exploration for shale gas is cancelled in New Brunswick until 2015, according to the company. Earlier this year, I visited the community of Elsipogtog to learn about the situation and to participate in their demonstration. We have now reached a point in Canada where environmentally distructive projects...
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The PQ is backtracking on their promise of a moratorium on shale gas on the same day they introduce the bill to implement the Charter of "Quebec values". Furthermore, the Parti Québécois supports the idea of fracturing all of Anticosti Island for shale oil without taking into account the consequences...
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Today, I am proud to support the disinvestment of Quebec government funds in fossil fuels. This year the 350.org is pushing very hard with a disinvestment campaign targeting funds invested by universities, cities, and pension funds. The time has now come to conduct this campaign for the Government of Quebec;...
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Today I would like to highlight my opposition to hydraulic fracturing technology. As you know, this technology is not limited to shale gas; it is also used on shale oil and coalbed methane operations, among others. Although the Quebec government claims to have stopped hydraulic fracturing for the time being...
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Today I am proud to announce my support for warning labels on all gas pumps in Quebec. A campaign led by OurHorizon.org aims to put warning labels on gas pumps to make a direct and formally recognized link between fossil fuels and climate change, a fact that many critics of...
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I had often seen the oil refineries on the side of the highway, but I never stopped to see them up close. Many of us are unaware that there is a very large oil industry here in Montreal, close to several residential neighbourhoods. This industry emits toxic emissions into the...
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