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Today marks 30 years since the Polytechnique shooting in which 14 innocent women were killed and many others injured in the worst massacre in recent Quebec history. As a survivor of the 2006 Dawson College shooting, I cannot begin to express my feelings towards the victims and their families. Things...
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Read the article on CBC The leader of the Green Party of Quebec said he's considering running to be Elizabeth May's successor and that the party needs to develop a platform that Canada's left can rally behind. While the federal Green Party leader has not confirmed that she is planning to step...
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Green Party leader Alex Tyrrell and candidate Stephanie Stevenson call for the resignation of a Conservative Pary of Quebec candidate Caroline Orchard over her sexist, pro rape culture and anti feminist comments that were publicly documented well before this campaign begun. https://www.facebook.com/alex.tyrrell.92/videos/2143962822483668/
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I am extremely disappointed that Elizabeth May is opening the door to candidates who will use their status in the Green Party to reopen the abortion debate. This is 2019. Women should have the right to choose. The Green Party should not be pandering to the religious right. Contrairement à ce...
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A couple of weeks ago, the Green Party of Québec proposed a provincial law that would make catcalling and street harassment a tickatable offense. In the case mentioned in this article, the individual making the remarks was found not guilty of a criminal offense despite admitting to making the degrading...
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One of the main themes of my campaign is to improve the representation of women in the Quebec Green Party. Here is a list of proposals that I will formally propose to the party following my election as leader. They will be debated and voted on by the members at...
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From Le Délit (LD): You define your program as an "eco-socialist" program: what does that mean? Alex Tyrrell (AT): Eco-socialist, means taking care of the environment and the people at the same time. We are proposing a platform that contains a lot of environmental initiatives, but it is also about curbing...
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I am deeply inspired by Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez who made history last night as the youngest woman to ever be elected to the US Congress at just 29 years old. One year before the election she was working in a restaurant. Now she is on the forefront of progressive politics with...
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A law against catcalling? Friends, the Green Party of Québec is updating our social justice and women’s rights program. One of the propositions that we are currently studying is the possibility of calling for a law against sexual harassment in the street otherwise known as catcalling. Personally I support it. I...
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