Friday, October 15, 2021
I was on the Leap Manifesto Podcast called Change Everything with Elizabeth May, Avi Lewis, and Maya Menezes. We had a great conversation about the internal workings of the Green Party of Canada, the Tar Sands and why in my opinion the GPC is the most viable option for the Canadian...
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Thursday I visited the Rousseau forest and wetlands in the town of Pincourt, Québec, along with Federal Green candidate Cameron Stiff and members of the group Sauvez Rousseau Wetlands. This forest, which contains several ponds and extends right to the waterfront is slated for residential development and could be destroyed in the coming...
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Recently, Quebec's Environment Minister, Benoit Charette, announced that the government was open to the idea of putting a deposit on SAQ (liquor commission) bottles. The expansion of our current bottle exchange program will create a significant logistical challenge. The SAQ says it does not have enough space in its stores...
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- Victoire!! Création du Grand parc de l'Ouest - C'était un plaisir de participer à une conférence de presse ce matin organisée par Sauvons l'Anse-à-l'Orme et la Coalition Verte - Green Coalition pour célébrer la victoire de la lutte pour la préservation des nombreux espaces verts de l'Ouest de l'ile...
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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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⁃ 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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