Monday, September 27, 2021
On Aug. 7 in Ottawa, delegates at the Green Party of Canada’s federal convention voted overwhelmingly to endorse boycott, divestment and sanctions against the sectors of the Israeli economy that benefit from the occupation of Palestinian territories. The result of this pristine exercise in grassroots democracy did not sit well...
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Thank you to everyone who came out for a great discussion at the North Bay #BDS Town Hall with Dimitri Lascaris last night! It was an excellent experience to hear from the people of Northern Ontario on this and other important issues such as the Energy East pipeline. I am now heading to Temiscaming, Qc...
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Excellent coverage of my opinion on Elizabeth May's purge of federal shadow cabinet members who support BDS. "According to Tyrrell the party is far more left-wing than its current leadership and needs to shift away from the centre and modernize to reflect it, starting with a hard look at the...
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As the Harper government continues to beat the drums of war Canadian aircraft have carried out their first strikes in Iraq. We have also learned that they have ordered the construction of 50 replicas of Canada's LAV tanks in order to "commemorate" the failed war in Afghanistan. Forget about taking...
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Since Ricochet Media published some of Elizabeth May’s leaked emails last week, several people have asked me to comment on the particular quote where she incorrectly states that I “without regard to the Quebec green constitution, removed elected members.” Although I have already made the following facts clear to both...
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The time to stand for peace is now! This weekend let's have are voices heard; Canadian troops have no business in Iraq. Earlier this week I was interviewed by Michelle Lalonde of the Montreal Gazette: "Alex Tyrell, leader of the Quebec Green Party, said the peace demonstration could not be better...
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Last month, the Green Party of Canada adopted a position in favour of BDS. On September 29th join us for an evening of conversation on BDS, what it is, why it's important and what we can do to ensure that the Green Party of Canada's position is not overturned...
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I do not believe that Canada should be supplying weapons to Iraq. Canada has never been involved in that war. We have lost too many young men and women in Afghanistan without achieving great success or victory. Let us say no to Canada's involvement in the war in Iraq, especially with...
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Green Party members across the country will continue our push for BDS leading up the the federal convention in Calgary. I am happy to have signed this letter along with 14 former Green Party of Canada candidates, two members of the federal Green Party shadow cabinet and two delegates on...
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