Monday, June 21, 2021
Photo: Marc Bruxelle | Dreamstime Last night I spoke at a protest calling for free public transit in Montreal and beyond. Free public transit is one of the best ways to fight climate change and social inequality. Free transit is an economic policy that is designed to increase transit ridership by...
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Today I wrote to the minister of the environment calling on him to take steps to end the use of propane and other fossil fuels in Quebec. The current propane shortage that has been triggered by the CN rail strike has shown just how over dependent we are on this...
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Read the article on CBC The leader of the Green Party of Quebec said he's considering running to be Elizabeth May's successor and that the party needs to develop a platform that Canada's left can rally behind. While the federal Green Party leader has not confirmed that she is planning to step...
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On Friday, December 19, 2014 at 5:45 p.m., I witnessed this muscular arrest by STM security guards at the Vendôme metro station. The video begins at the moment I entered the station, so I did not witness what provoked this intervention. However, several people at the scene have maintained that...
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Today we launched Emili Coulombe's campaign for the upcomming by-election in the Jean-Talon dictrict in Qubec City! In this campaign we will be foccusing on the need to build Green infrastructure (that's why we are wearing green hard hats!). The main infrastructure project we are campaigning for is a Metro...
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- The deregulation of Quebec's Taxi Industry is Racist - Last night, during the federal leaders' debate, the Quebec National Assembly passed Bill 17 to reform the taxi industry in Quebec. This bill will severely degrade the working conditions of taxi drivers. By deregulating the number of vehicles on the roads,...
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Today we announced the Green Party of Quebec's proposals to improve access to active transport across Quebec! Our plan includes: ✅ Car-free zones in Québec's 30 largest cities ✅ Free bike-sharing services for the entire urban population! ✅ $ 250 million per year for the construction of cycle infrastructure ✅ $ 100 million per year to make intersections...
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"The leader of the Green Party of Quebec and candidate in Chicoutimi, Alex Tyrrell, met with the press Monday morning to propose an increase in funding for the Société de transport du Saguenay (STS) in order to make the service free. Mr. Tyrrell wants to inject $25 million into the...
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Today, the Montreal Police Force has completely prevented the Extinction Rébellion demonstration from taking to the streets. The police officers outnumbered the demonstrators and some of them were heavily armed. I condemn this police repression of the environmental movement. Alex Tyrrell Leader of the Green Party of Quebec https://www.facebook.com/alex.tyrrell.92/posts/2385534274993187 https://www.facebook.com/partivert/videos/509091736317080/?__xts__%5B0%5D=68.ARDqMmeS38oS5SAb5Kt5JYA1V0eXGaqQ0CJWzU8BLRd5jL50fdeeiLH5euTC9y_vo1FwuAdwzJ3nJMR0QYv9A23R-Gxla9jHWQhYiF8RXnhWb60wq4CHiQBvLOJK6cXcWd76vZeEUOlNshg-dVHVjLax3T5QkD4la9kUEe1kLDq1CCw6_edM2jAp--SJikVpWWa5c6lzaYODgu4gQmqoVn3XCQG07lAAxMUh0I-yZHZwqMrUt2kQCDyguzYIuAqJxeShiL6r-5LG1hZQqs0Za99V5vMq8nOnwkbwfZBoK0k_Re4MtaSa8WY9dwgQAEvoP_Hr__t1quKgdoqCc8w&__tn__=-R  
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