Today in the House of Commons, Green Party MP Paul Manly (B.C.) used his first question since the election to denounce the Alberta oil sands, and more specifically the approval of the new Teck Frontier oil sands expansion project. On behalf of environmentalists, activists and...
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Good news! The Green Party of Canada's position on the oil sands has changed! The official platform released today cancels the party's long-standing support for the construction of new oil sands refineries. Nor does the document mention the...
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I was on CKUT 90.3 FM earlier this week to talk about the Alberta tar sands, proportional representation in Quebec and climate change! Thanks to Ryan N. Young for inviting me on his Ecolibrium show! https://www.facebook.com/alex.tyrrell.92/posts/2356421994571082
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Today, I submitted the GreensRising.ca petition to Elizabeth May, asking her to take a strong stand against the Alberta oil sands. Since launching this petition in June, the Green Party of Canada has released its workforce transition plan as part of the fight against...
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⁃ International support against tar sands - ⁃ In the next few days, I will be announcing international support from the Green Movement towards our petition asking Elizabeth May to take a firm stance against Alberta's tar sands. In recent months, Alberta Premier Jayson Kenney has...
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- LGBTQ+ rights at risk in Jason Kenney's Alberta - Before I leave Alberta, I'd like to express my solidarity with Alberta's LGBTQ+ community, which has been under attack from social conservatives Jason Kenney and the United Conservative Party. Bill 8 of the...
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Today, I gave a political speech on the steps of the Alberta Legislature! Live from the Alberta Legislature to denounce Jason Kenney, the tar sands and the oil industry! https://www.facebook.com/partivert/videos/1080994662092301/ https://www.facebook.com/alex.tyrrell.92/videos/2314066472139968/ https://www.facebook.com/alex.tyrrell.92/posts/2314274262119189?__xts__0=68.ARCcmcPN4CuqEAJhxEwehDW0aLjQRdAHfuP-G3f_yWJ-fSjWqyMGgqeEwnY9ZY7oT8HfN0XIA0v0FCz4vC4cSrAckWv2KL-Mgiy10mkfxAK-s87_8xqFasU9Q4doEyC2AuDaihm6DXuMdj3Jy-wKhoaMDtW5eYftzrOA7EOb9TmDpnMxt_noTTiNq6r23S6bxz-7WsLWilDiUsL5&__tn__=-R  
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We arrived in Edmonton and I had time to reflect on what we saw during our three-day tour of the Alberta oil sands; they're disgusting. For far too long, we have allowed this massive industrial project to develop unchecked. We...
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Today, I'm launching a petition with Green Party of Canada members from coast to coast to ask Elizabeth May to take a clear stand against the Alberta tar sands. Continued tar sands extraction until 2050 and beyond will contribute significantly to global warming...
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