Monday, September 27, 2021
This week, I called into question the credibility of Montreal public health official Monique Beausoleil. Ms. Beausoleil is Pointe-Claire's go to experts on the health impacts of the PCB spill. On March 15 2016, she released a statement: http://bit.ly/2nT5Ioa on behalf of the government that said that there was no « serious...
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Live with Gigi Vaillancourt to discuss the terrible state of the Quebec healthcare system in Abitibi-Témiscamingue, Quebec where a shortage of staff and poor working conditions have made preserving rural health services a challenge for the local population. https://www.facebook.com/alex.tyrrell.92/videos/1875945432618743/
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From The Montreal Gazette  One year and five days after Quebec Environment Minister David Heurtel ordered the work be done, the report has landed on his desk. It contains the analysis of soil near a building in Pointe-Claire, which illegally stored polychlorinated biphenyls for at least 15 years. Tucked into the...
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I will be on Global News Montreal this evening to discuss the Pointe-Claire PCB spill and to call on the minister of environment, David Hurtel to release the soil contamination report he received last week. For the moment, this report is being kept secret. The public and local residents have...
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I was at Pointe-Claire municipal council last night to press the mayor for action on the 2013 PCB spill. Unfortunately, this mayor is affiliated with the Liberal Party of Québec and refuses to criticize the provincial government mismanagement and negligence with respect to cleaning up this toxic oil spill. Rean...
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I was on Global News this evening to comment on the ongoing PCB spill crisis in Pointe-Claire. One of the residents who was also interviewed for the segment says she is considering moving her family away from the site. Confidence in the provincial and municipal government's handling of this toxic spill...
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At this evening's council meeting, Alex Tyrrell asked mayor Morris Trudeau why the city has hired a law firm to oppose a key access to information request made by this group. The access to information request in question covers all correspondance between City of Pointe-Claire officials and the provincial government with...
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PHOTO : CBC/KATIE BREEN It is time for all Canadians to take a clear stand against environmental racism and to ensure that indigenous populations are not submitted to mercury poisoning. We are all responsible for the arrests, injunction and police brutality being unleashed against the peaceful land protectors who are on site. In solidarity, Alex...
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Last stop on my tour of Abitibi-Témiscamingue and the Laurentians; a stop at the Residences Stephen Jake Beaven in Montcalm Quebec where a coalition of local residents built and paid for a fully functional medical clinic only to be told, after the construction was complete, that the provincial government...
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