Friday, October 15, 2021
On Friday, May 1, 2015, a contingent of the Green Party of Quebec joined the anti-capitalist demonstration against austerity to mark World Workers' Day. From the beginning, the police presence was extremely imposing, even military. Following a 10-minute peaceful march, SPVM and SQ police officers bombarded the demonstrators with tear...
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While CN employees are in contract negotiations and demanding improved safety in the industry, another oil train caught fire in Virginia. Right now the oil is spilling into a river. This follows an accident last Sunday when an oil train caught on fire in Ontario. Rail accidents are happening more...
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My comments in The Link this week regarding the federal NDP's Intern Protection Bill. « Alex Tyrrell, leader of the Green Party of Quebec, says his party is “generally in favour of the bill.” However, the Greens also “want to make sure any legislation like this doesn’t stop anyone from doing volunteer...
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I would like to take a moment today, Labour Day 2014, to reiterate my support for municipal employees in Quebec. Bill 3 is an attack on the rights of Quebec workers. The Couillard government, following its majority victory, has become the Conservatives' right-hand man in Ottawa. The pension plan represents salary...
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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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"The leader of the Green Party of Quebec, Alex Tyrrell was there with his press attaché on January 9 to help. He too believes this is a major loss for the community. "We find it really unfortunate that the co-op is closing. It was a vital community organization and it...
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Today I visited a company that recycles mattress During our meeting, Éric Castro (the owner) informed me that among his many branches across Canada, the United States and France, Quebec is one of the jurisdictions where the least subsidies are available for this type of recycling. Currently, thousands of used mattresses...
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Today I had the chance to visit the school and the students at CFER Riverdale. This school specializes in the recycling of electronic waste and trains students who have difficulty taking courses in the traditional program. Students are exposed to the workplace and are educated about current events, politics, and environmental...
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