Mr Gérard Montpetit is aware that the slogan «defund the police» is a response to improper police methods. However, less police forces means that street gangs will be free to impose their will; this year, there were numerous shootings, resulting in deaths and injuries in Montreal and Toronto. During an election, we must examine police funding. That is why we… Read more »
Judicial Terrorism Failing to win the battle to persuade the public to approve hydraulic fracturing, the gas companies have launched a number of lawsuits arguing that they are treated unfairly. For example :‘… Gaspé Energy is before the courts to demand a permit to drill in Gaspé’s Galt 6 well, which had been refused by the Minister of Energy and Natural… Read more »
Mr Montpetit from La Présentation is thrilled by the report of the IEA. However, there is a lot of confusion about the meaning of some words. Is the petroleum industry trying to sweet-talk the public by deliberately using that confusion.
Mr Gérard Montpetit, from La Présentation, compares Donald Trump and Jason Kenney to a child who pouts because he cannot have his way. Just like a naughty child, Mr Kenney wants his pipeline, even though it will cause catastrophic climate change.
Just as in Hugh MacLennan’s novel «Two Solitudes», only a tiny minority are aware of the battles and the problems in the «other solitude».
Mr Montpetit from La Présentation is aware of the flaws of Michael Moore’s film « Planet of the Humans ». However, he wishes to go beyond the sensationalism of the film.
Mr Montpetit, from La Présentation, feels that it is unthinkable to use emergency governmental aid to subsidize a « has been » industry during a pandemic.
If Mr Montpetit may be allowed to paraphrase novelist Hugh MacLennan, the railroad blockades have shown that Canada is a land of «Three Solitudes». Thirty years after Oka, Quebec still has not signed the constitution imposed during the evening of November 5, 1981, and the Indigenous problem remains intact.
Last week’s demonstration, Mr Montpetit noticed that the younger generation was anguished by a future mortgaged by climate change. The construction of pipelines is a profoundly hostile policy toward their generation. On October 21, please give the boot to those who wish to build 3 pipelines.
Mr Gérard Montpetit is puzzled as to the motives that led Mr Kenney, Premier of Alberta, to launch an inquiry about the financing of environmental groups. This inquiry would seem to fit the definition of paranoia; delusion about the petroleum industry’s importance and a feeling of being persecuted.