This week a GPQ delegation travelled to the Eagle Village First Nation in Abitibi-Témiscamingue to attend an evening organized by many groups who are concerned about the environmental consequences of a rare earth mine proposed by the Matamec company. The real possibility of rare earths mining in Quebec is of...
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Today I had the chance to visit the school and the students at CFER Riverdale. This school specializes in the recycling of electronic waste and trains students who have difficulty taking courses in the traditional program. Students are exposed to the workplace and are educated about current events, politics, and environmental...
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Live from Dawson College for my presentation on environmental issues and conflict resolution! It was great to meet and exchange with students and to be back at Dawson where I completed my degree in Mechanical engineering technology. https://www.facebook.com/alex.tyrrell.92/videos/1952426104970675/
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Very interesting lecture by Leila Bedeir on Islamic feminism. The voices of Muslim women should be brought forward in the current debate on the charter. The image and identity of Muslim women is systematically marginalized by the current government and the mainstream media. How is it that the Parti Québécois is...
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Alex Tyrrell and Green Party candidates present the party's 2014 election platform. The platform is titled the Eco-Socialist Option for Quebec and contains many comprehensive proposals for the future of the province. https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=1477758752437415&set=a.1400657033480921&type=3
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"Tyrrell, who has been in charge of the Green Party since September 2013, described how the Party itself brings issues to the spotlight which would otherwise be ignored by Quebec’s mainstream political parties and media. Under his leadership, Tyrrell says the Greens have “transformed into an eco-socialist party,” and attempted to...
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Very happy to announce that I have just completed my LAST EXAM for my B.Sc in Environmental Science at Concordia University! Pursuing this degree while simultaneously leading the Green Party of Quebec has been a challenging but interesting and unique experience. Studying Environmental Science has made me acutely aware of...
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Today I would like to affirm my strong support for free education. Free education is one of the best ways to ensure accessibility to education regardless of the financial resources the student has. For too long the government has tried to raise the price of education. It is this commodification...
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Alex Tyrrell discusses care for disabled kids with Green Party Candidate Sam Kühn who has been forced to start a protest movement in order to obtain speech therapy services for his seven year old daughter. https://www.facebook.com/alex.tyrrell.92/videos/2153661574847126/
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