Thursday, September 16, 2021
For an inclusive, green, and fair economy. For far too long, large corporations, and the richest of us, have dominated the Quebec economy because of their ability to bend regulations in their favour. This domination has resulted in large oil and mining companies being subsidized with taxpayers' money. In addition, the owners...
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I just got off the phone with MP Francis Scarpeleggia (PLC) about the PCB spill in Pointe-Claire which is right in the middle of his riding. Mr. Scarpaleggia informed me that he takes most of his knowledge through the media, such as The Gazette. He points out that the contamination of...
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For a universal single-payer pharmaceutical program. The current situation with prescription drugs in Quebec is unacceptable; while large companies are making record profits, Quebecers are being forced to pay more and more out of their own pockets. As a result, some Quebeckers, particularly seniors, are disadvantaged. Some people sometimes have...
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I have just returned from my visit to the contaminated site of Reliance Equipment in Pointe-Claire. On the site we saw the bins of toxic products as well as the contaminated soil. In addition, a nearby contractor told us that the company had spilled the product inside the building before putting...
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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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For a single-payer public dental care system for all Quebecers. For too long we have been forced to pay far too much dental expenses. Families, seniors and workers are often forced not to seek necessary care for financial reasons. Private insurance programs only increase the price of our services for the...
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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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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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In politics there is always an array of issues on the table at any given time. If elected to the National Assembly these will be my priorities: - Ensuring all citizens benefit from our natural resource wealth Ending unfair taxpayer subsidies to the mining industry Ending shale gas exploration and...
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