On Friday evening I had the honour of attending the annual banquet of the Canadian Muslim Forum (CMF) and delivering a short speech as a special guest. Many politicians were in attendance such as Thomas Muclair, Lisane Blanchette-Lamothe, Stéphane Dion, and many other federal and provincial MPs. Former Bloc MP...
Solidarity with the Divest McGill occupation taking place in front of the Admin Building! McGill, Concordia and all public institutions should divest from fossil fuels immediately. It's the first step to becoming a leader in sustainability. https://www.facebook.com/alex.tyrrell.92/posts/1673685212844767
Protestors chanted « Hands Up. Dont Shoot. » in a Montreal Black Lives Matter protest. Over the years the city has been rattled with incidents of police using excessive force and killing black men. Things must change and everyone needs to speak out against these profound injustices. https://www.facebook.com/alex.tyrrell.92/videos/1766465073566780/ https://www.facebook.com/alex.tyrrell.92/posts/1766410890238865 https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=1764577690422185&set=a.1400657033480921&type=3 https://www.facebook.com/alex.tyrrell.92/posts/1764364550443499?__xts__%5B0%5D=68.ARCAp0VqeYwAXfwBcHjPH9Jd-7wkasJ6om_U_TO66QxiSH3Y7lJbM51MK2Fc5tgiqr6aJx-qoHBKcard1xRr_z4tD9-Yd9f6qf-2jqkDfq_UxkCni019s6S1qUZT0T1LTd4ItnB965ggfdtozmJBP6KbnKN2JM-EVws2upnVZr2-vJ3rdtqS2Xf0knqoi25UtobqkO6s7AP9UaCbiERwDcxE3mwve3UWtR3zFXtbEwzuMxClvS2vc6hR8nPjFbhj5L6qXnGD6GQ3_seFE56LT2eryzwN1eiZLUiiF53I0OtV0puwv53fEP6BYKhlDhoTvKCkyBPG7O4Z8KuTorVr_Q&__tn__=-R
Solidarity with the sit-in against police brutality currently taking place in front of the SPVM headquarters. Protestors are upset about police brutality in protests as well as in regular day to day operations. https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=1635751339971488&set=a.1400657033480921&type=3&__xts__%5B0%5D=68.ARC3N7tfY_h9YSnaSfoFY1YrsiJO4kVAh71XqOXvYnixFqtRUKptjrH5a3BByVBnjAVjOPFQuHY33Exh3GynCp-DTuIBjex-_m0Gv7rSbzW7qQOj72ZInga2rdaYOlZYHZE44rKSe1QPIAWwJQenHN1mx_k3B9zysVV4c_9fqQyDnCZiOHMSghfqWd56KSV_b1OQVaQi9Hy6uogc&__tn__=-R
As long as Denis Coderre is mayor of Montreal, police will surround and arrest peaceful demonstrators.This goes against many of the recommendations put forward in the Ménard report on the 2012 student movement. Premier Philippe Couillard had criticized his own party on Bill 78 anti protest legislation in the past.Today...
Alex Tyrrell Addresses Police Brutality, Rubber Bullets At Public Safety Commission Hearing – MontrealAdmin - 0
Alex Tyrrell speaks in the Montreal City Council chamber at a Public Safety Commission hearing called to discuss the use of rubber bullets by the Montreal Police. Alex Tyrrell called for a end to the use of rubber bullets as they can be lethal. https://www.facebook.com/alex.tyrrell.92/videos/2039420089604609/ https://www.facebook.com/alex.tyrrell.92/posts/2042351449311473