As climate change accelerates, the governments of Quebec and Canada are not living up to their commitments to promote public transit as a primary means of reducing GHGs. Here are some recent abuses by the Trudeau and Legault governments. Inadequate Federal Funding Since the start of the Covid-19 pandemic, transit authorities...
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While revenues have dropped during the pandemic, the STM is considering cutting service in 2022 to address budget shortfalls. These cuts would discourage people from returning to public transportation when we need it most. STM service is already less than it should be in many circumstances. Buses are overcrowded, uncomfortable,...
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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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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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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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- 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 cab industry in Quebec. This bill will severely degrade the working conditions of cab drivers. By deregulating the number of vehicles on the roads,...
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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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In Quebec City Alex Tyrrell debates one on one with Quebec Conservative Party leader Adrien Pouliot at the studio of Sept Jours sur Terre. The debate was a great opportunity to contrast left and right wing policies and visons for the future of the province. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9WuqRtE6V44 https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=2154954694717814&set=a.1399768723569752&type=3 https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=2154049151475035&set=a.1400657033480921&type=3    
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