Monday, September 27, 2021
"Tyrrell, who has been in charge of the Green Party since September 2013, described how the Party itself brings issues to the spotlight which would otherwise be ignored by Quebec’s mainstream political parties and media. Under his leadership, Tyrrell says the Greens have “transformed into an eco-socialist party,” and attempted to...
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This morning I was on CBC Daybreak with Mike Finnerty to discuss the possibility of banning single use plastic bags in the city of Montreal. I was joined by a representative of the plastic industry, who is strongly opposed to the ban. In many other jurisdictions the plastic bag industry...
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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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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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Saturday, April 29, 11:00, Beaubien metro, Alex Tyrrell, leader of the Green Party of Quebec (PVQ) will announce his candidacy in Gouin. At the age of 29, he has just completed a bachelor's degree in Environmental Sciences at Concordia University. Elected GPQ leader at the age of 25, he...
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From The Concordian: “I got arrested one time for P6 on May 22, 2012,” Tyrrell said. “That was immediately after they passed the special law.” The Montreal P6 bylaw had been imposed by then-Mayor of Montreal Gérald Tremblay in 2012 to counter student protesting. “You had to provide your itinerary before...
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This morning I was on Ecolibrium, CKUT Montreal for a feature interview with host Ryan N. Young. We discussed a number of issues including the Energy East pipeline, austerity measures, the PCB spill in Pointe-Claire as well recent developments in provincial and federal politics. The link to the broadcast is below. My part starts...
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From Radio-Canada: The Green Party of Quebec has been in decline since the last three elections. But its leader, Alex Tyrrell, wants to breathe new life into it. To reverse the trend, he has given the Green Party of Quebec's positions on a multitude of issues, in addition to...
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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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