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.
Mr Gérard Montpetit believes that the youth of the world have sent a clear message about the necessary action that must be taken against climate change. Political leaders and the CEO of the world should listen to them when they expressed their concerns on March 15.
Mr Montpetit, from La Présentation, Qc. answered Mr Demian Newman’s open letter to « those who oppose Canadian pipelines and oilsands ». Hopefully, it will lead to a dialogue about our addiction to petroleum.
The polar regions are warming faster than the rest of the planet. Rising sea levels will cause tremendous damage to coastal regions. According to the most pessimistic scenarios, this could displace a billion human beings. Where would these refugees go?