Friday, May 14, 2021
Today Élisabeth Grégoire and I held a press conference to announce our policy against catcalling and street harassment in Quebec. We are proposing the adoption of a new provincial law that prohibits street harassment by imposing fines on offenders. While a law against street harassment (cat calling) will not solve all...
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Photo: David Goldman/AP According to the State Attorney, Freddie Gray was illegally arrested, detained, assaulted and denied medical treatment for a severed spinal cord while in custody of the Baltimore Police. One of the officers involved allegedly spoke to the back of Freddie Gray's head while he lay face down, unconscious...
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Photo: McGill Daily  Today I would like to add my voice to those of more than 70 organizations that are calling for an investigation into police brutality during the maple spring and in demonstrations since then. As many of you know, during the maple spring and after that I participated in...
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With regard to the young women who disappeared from the Laval youth centre and beyond the current police operation, the Green Party of Quebec is calling on the Couillard government to fight for the protection of young women, to reinstate sex education classes in our schools, and to develop...
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Alex Tyrrell speaks in Cabot Square in Montreal calling on governments to do more to address homelessness and the lack of services in proximity to the square following reports of the deaths of 14 homeless people over the past few months. https://www.facebook.com/alex.tyrrell.92/videos/2370182809861667/
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- We were momentarily detained by the RCMP - Minutes after making a video in front of a Trans Mountain Pipeline depot we were pulled over and detained for 10 min by the RCMP. This type of harassment and intimidation of pipeline opponents and indigenous people by police officers is a...
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Alex Tyrrell gives feature interview in a Green Party of Quebec campaign video. He comments on eco-socialism, the need for a more inclusive Quebec and explains some of the bold ideas that the greens are putting forward in this election. https://www.facebook.com/alex.tyrrell.92/posts/1476941779185779
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I would like to commend the work of the Quebec City police and the citizens for their actions in preventing Michael Riverin, a supporter of the extreme right in Quebec, from committing acts of mass violence against minorities in Quebec City. After what happened at the mosque in Quebec City,...
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On 19 March 2013, I was illegally and arbitrarily arrested, searched, handcuffed behind my back for hours and detained for almost 6 hours all for peacefully protesting the indexation of tuition fees imposed by the Parti Québecois government. Today, five years later, the court of appeal has just confirmed that...
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