Monday, September 27, 2021
I have just returned from Lac-Mégantic where I went to meet Marilaine Savard, the spokesperson for a new citizens' group formed following the July 6 tragedy, as well as Jean Roy and André Blais of the Association for the Protection of Lac Mégantic. This is also the first time I...
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Last night, I attended the Pointe-Claire municipal council meeting to follow up on the most recent developments in the PCB spill and contamination at 86 Hymus Boulevard. Mayor Morris Trudeau was on vacation and therefore absent. His replacement, Paul Bissonnette began the meeting by reading off a prepared statement...
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The recent events at the Fukashima Diachi power plants in Japan are proof that this technology and its waste are not safe. In Quebec, we closed Gentilly-2, but the government is still trying to continue mining uranium north of Chibougamau at the Matosh project site. The Matosh Project is strongly...
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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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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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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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The city of Montreal is preparing to discharge a huge amount of wastewater into the St. Lawrence River and this practice remains the year-round standard for nearly 100 Quebec municipalities. Sign the petition to put an end to the dumping of sewage into all Quebec waterways! https://www.facebook.com/alex.tyrrell.92/posts/1684740068405948
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During the 2012 Quebec Election Campaign Alex Tyrrell posted the following text addressing the reasons not to vote Liberal. - Law 78, the attack on civil liberties, and failure to resolve the student strike Instead of having a dialogue with students the government passed Bill 78 which severely restricts freedom of assembly, freedom of expression, and civil...
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Excellent article about Vincent Pouliot, Green Party candidate in the Richelieu by-election! "During his nomination night on January 14th, Mr. Pouliot targeted two major issues that he will denounce during his campaign: oil transportation and austerity. "We don't want oil here. Thanks to last year's march, we saw that people do...
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