Friday, October 15, 2021
Demonstration against the proposed nuclear waste dump project at a site one kilometre from the Ottawa River. If the project goes ahead, the portable water of thousands of Quebecers and Ontarians will be at risk of long-term contamination. https://www.facebook.com/alex.tyrrell.92/videos/1935250983354854/ https://www.facebook.com/alex.tyrrell.92/posts/1935264833353469
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Last night I participated in federal transport minister Mark Garneau's "Climate Change Town Hall". Throughout the event, the minister repeatedly spoke in favour of individual actions rather than systemic change and substantial federal government intervention to fight climate change. During my turn at the microphone, I refused to answer his question...
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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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“The NEB is supposed to be impartial and issue recommendations in the public interest,” said Alex Tyrrell, leader of the Green Party of Quebec and Environmental Sciences student at Concordia. He said many residents believe the NEB cannot continue with hearings for TransCanada because it has become clear that...
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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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Excellent presentation at Concordia this evening by members of the Elsipogtog Mi'kMaq first nation. In 2013 members of the Mi'kMaq nation successfully put an end to hydraulic fracturing in New Brunswick after months of direct action, roadblocks and pressure tactics. They were brutalized by members of the RCMP on several...
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The Trudeau government has just lost all credibility on the environment by supporting the #TransMountain pipeline, the tar sands and the Harper government's extractivist policies. Fighting climate change is incompatible with continued tar sands extraction. I will be outside Justin Trudeau's Montréal office bright and early Wednesday morning to protest...
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Thank you to the students from École Polytechnique who attended my presentation today on viable and sustainable energy scenarios for Quebec as part of Energy Week. Thank you also to Patrick Dupuis-Dufresne and all the members of the Poly-Énergies club for their invitation to participate in this exchange of ideas...
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Alex Tyrrell took part in a protest outside of Quebec's National Assembly calling on the government to oppose all new fossil fuel extraction and exploration projects in the province. https://scontent.fyhu2-1.fna.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/24899727_1982367558643196_5771525122040146967_n.jpg?_nc_cat=110&_nc_ohc=8-gJRRALRw4AQnVxNdpQvcnLY6r3g4-VVv9GdW0WhLG-HmGg5cBmoQdLg&_nc_ht=scontent.fyhu2-1.fna&oh=59cf5903e7bc1b575f7ddb3e8268d102&oe=5EB486F2 https://www.facebook.com/alex.tyrrell.92/posts/1981986142014671  
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