Friday, October 15, 2021
Photo: Ottawa Citizen Today, I travelled to Gatineau to support a group of indigenous protesters lead by Roger Fleury who are occupying an archaeological site of historical and cultural significance that is threatened by a road construction project in the city of Gatineau. Earlier today, I issued an open letter to...
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NO to cuts in science At a time when the Couillard government was preparing to impose a radical development plan in northern Quebec, they announced major cuts to the Ministry of Forests, Wildlife and Parks. These cuts translate into job cuts, a shameful choice in our current climate. We have already...
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Alex Tyrrell participated in a protest and observed court proceedings for a group of Anishinabe who are opposed to clearcutting of trees near their homes. https://www.facebook.com/alex.tyrrell.92/posts/1519604524919504 https://www.facebook.com/alex.tyrrell.92/posts/1520570091489614?__xts__%5B0%5D=68.ARCCjhZESrMpsGzazBq73xVDya92YiaDhlh4b3toIqgYZLl8QV50FhodhcjpbqB2Z1Ubw7G7BjNrMJoFyyBJnJIahpb1uzwmwbNaBTpX-UP42j6ETHiOPCxY8q1Ft3R18vjWSt-YZizQB_K3rB-yShTSq5B8k2OyOeJVMKJSFHSFN-C-xLUxGU6R8Cx37exmiX6793MVq2gGeqtYEYH8uVuDIe9GEZBTV7vN6S-ZxhtJCUUIp-ZW7Wjh8n9W9wRkjHD6&__tn__=-R  
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This week a GPQ delegation travelled to the Eagle Village First Nation in Abitibi-Témiscamingue to attend an evening organized by many groups who are concerned about the environmental consequences of a rare earth mine proposed by the Matamec company. The real possibility of rare earths mining in Quebec is of...
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Montreal, March 4, 2014 - The leader of the Green Party of Quebec, Alex Tyrrell, calls on the Minister of Natural Resources, Martine Ouellet, to immediately announce the interruption of phases 3 and 4 of the hydroelectric dam construction project on the Romaine River in Northern Quebec. "It makes...
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Alex Tyrrell writes letter to Environment Minister Yves-François Blanchet concerning the need to conduct a proper environmental review of rare earths mines proposed in Abitibi-Témiscamingue region of Quebec. https://www.facebook.com/alex.tyrrell.92/posts/1474487856097838
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Back from the Alliance Romaine's action demonstration about the four hydraulic dams that are being developed on the Romaine River. Despite the fact that Québec has a surplus of electricity, the state-owned corporation Hydro-Québec has decided to raise rates and increase service capacity. We are reduced to selling our energy...
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Photo: APTN News Exploration for shale gas is cancelled in New Brunswick until 2015, according to the company. Earlier this year, I visited the community of Elsipogtog to learn about the situation and to participate in their demonstration. We have now reached a point in Canada where environmentally distructive projects...
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Today, the Green Party of Quebec is in Temiscamingue, Qc to meet with residents of Lake Kipawa who are opposed to a rare earth mining project. Rare earths are a group of minerals used, among other things, to make batteries for hybrid and electric cars. While the Marois government says it...
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