Friday, October 15, 2021
I would like to offer my most sincere congratulations to François Boulay and the municipality of Restigouche Southeast for their landslide victory over Gastem oil. In January 2013, this small Gaspesian municipality of 157 inhabitants adopted a bylaw that prohibited oil drilling within 2km of drinking water sources. The deregulation...
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Today I am announcing the Green Party of Québec's support for the campaign « Manifester Sans Peur » (Protesting Without Fear) which aims at baning rubber bullets and stun grenades from protests. These two types of weapons classified as "sub lethal" are part of the police crowd control arsenal throughout...
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Alex Tyrrell took part in a protest outside of Quebec's National Assembly calling on the government to oppose all new fossil fuel extraction and exploration projects in the province. https://scontent.fyhu2-1.fna.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/24899727_1982367558643196_5771525122040146967_n.jpg?_nc_cat=110&_nc_ohc=8-gJRRALRw4AQnVxNdpQvcnLY6r3g4-VVv9GdW0WhLG-HmGg5cBmoQdLg&_nc_ht=scontent.fyhu2-1.fna&oh=59cf5903e7bc1b575f7ddb3e8268d102&oe=5EB486F2 https://www.facebook.com/alex.tyrrell.92/posts/1981986142014671  
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As a survivor of the shooting at Dawson College, I strongly deplore the holding of a pro-firearms demonstration at the memorial in front of École polytechnique, named la place du 6 décembre. This memorial exists to commemorate the 14 women who were murdered at École Polytechnique in 1989. The fight for...
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I will not be speaking at the anti-oil demonstration scheduled for this Saturday afternoon in Quebec City. I took this decision in order to send a clear and precise message: racists, extreme right-wing groups and islamophobes are not welcome in the Quebec environmental movement. This demonstration, aimed at opposing the bill...
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Members of the National Assembly have reopened the debate on the right to demonstrate with a mask. Here are a few facts: 1) In winter in Quebec, wearing a face covering is not out of the ordinary. Even the police wear them during demonstrations. Debates and the adoption of anti-mask laws...
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I'm on my way to Gaspésie to join the solidarity camp against the activities of the oil company Junex! Within the next few weeks, Junex and a government fund for the development of NON RENEWABLE resources (named Resources Québec) are getting ready to drill the Galt 6 well potentially requiring...
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Demonstration against the proposed nuclear waste dump project at a site one kilometre from the Ottawa River. If the project goes ahead, the portable water of thousands of Quebecers and Ontarians will be at risk of long-term contamination. https://www.facebook.com/alex.tyrrell.92/videos/1935250983354854/ https://www.facebook.com/alex.tyrrell.92/posts/1935264833353469
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Alex Tyrrell and Quebec Greens organize information session about the proposed construction of a nuclear waste dump just 1km from the Ottawa River. The Green Party opposes the storage facility because the risk level is too high. https://www.facebook.com/alex.tyrrell.92/videos/1934106656802620/?__xts__%5B0%5D=68.ARAWgMAF4Qw5CcWm_I97QltmThpOLGJ_M5GYYvBY3PsBD9USHAfRTjRLaKNlbyxLM4F_7OcKgSDlp9-BKJlvalbWWsQGnA2kKrQrL0996V8uATuDKSdPiyjhZppbQMacKSX_jFjl6H4naqFrFAyEb07Vhl2dvX2kadtVMghbK5s052AkjVU3YZu9SJ1MOMP1sKAckLhkkv2ggxS0VNYLhLRRUuxuJlkYHQAMTMx26UuSuix_10-KZBCOJSC8me49ne3hxJz71uDVwQ&__tn__=-R https://www.facebook.com/alex.tyrrell.92/posts/1932729353607017
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