Thursday, September 16, 2021
I was on CKUT 90.3 FM earlier this week talking about the Alberta Tar Sands, Proportional Representation in Quebec and climate change! Thanks to Ryan N. Young for having me on his show named Ecolibrium! https://www.facebook.com/alex.tyrrell.92/posts/2356421994571082
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Today I submitted the GreensRising.ca petition to Elizabeth May asking her to take a clear position against the Alberta Tar Sands. Since this petition was launched in June, the Green Party of Canada has published its plan to transition the workforce away from fossil fuels. For the first time in...
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In the coming days, I will announce some international support from the Green Movement for our petition calling on Elizabeth May to take a strong position against the Alberta Tar Sands. Over the past few months, Alberta Premier Jayson Kenney has relentlessly attacked environmental groups for their international ties. He...
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- Last Day on The West Coast - To mark the end of our tour we decided to drop by the BC Supreme Court and attend a sentencing hearing for Ms Jones, a 63 year old mother who was arrested and charged with criminal contempt for participating in a protest...
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Alex Tyrrell and Cree Elder Raymond Robinson speak outside of the Trans Mountain Kinder Morgan tank farm in Burnaby BC, declare solidarity with BC's efforts to fight the construction of an additional pipeline. https://www.facebook.com/alex.tyrrell.92/videos/2325169771029638/
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- We were momentarily detained by the RCMP - Minutes after making a video in front of a Trans Mountain Pipeline depot we were pulled over and detained for 10 min by the RCMP. This type of harassment and intimidation of pipeline opponents and indigenous people by police officers is a...
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⁃ Visit to the Wet’suwet’en Anti-Pipeline Camps - After spending three days at the Unist’ot’en and Gidimt'en anti-pipeline camps in northern BC, we are on the road again! Over the past three days we have had so many excellent conversations with frontline indigenous and settler anti pipeline activists. The Unist’ot’en and Gidimt'en...
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While Quebeckers from all walks of life are demanding that the Quebec government play a leadership role in protecting the environment and fighting climate change, the new Minister of the Environment, Benoit Charette, must take responsibility for the proposed gas pipeline and marine terminal for the Saguenay-Lac-Saint-Jean region. The project...
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Alex Tyrrell participates in a protest in front of the offices of Quebec's public pension fund calling on the institution to divest from fossil fuels, the tar sands and other extractivist and unethical industries. https://www.facebook.com/alex.tyrrell.92/posts/2186944068185543?__tn__=-R
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