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1/ 🧵#NorthCowichan #Chemainus we need to talk about town council candidate Charles Borg. Charles Borg is an anti-vaxxer, anti-masker, member of fascist organization Veterans4Freedom, and supports notorious far right extremist Jeremy MacKenzie.
Your first hint is that here he is sharing conspiratorial content about digital ID and the CCP from far-right “news” source TNC, from his official campaign facebook page. But that’s just the tip of the iceberg. 2/
Charles Borg recently did a video on the Veterans4Freedom facebook page where talked a little about himself. Let’s take a look. 3/
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Taking the #Cowichan Valley Commuter to #Victoria & back is going to cost you $20 a day.

It only runs in the early morning & evening. It runs 1.5 hours before school starts - no good for parents.

25k cars drive the Malahat per day. This is a policy failure. 1/ #bcpoli #Transit
For the vast majority of people, a car is the only option to get between #Cowichan and #Victoria. This is one example of what is clear for many communities: transit is neither affordable nor accessible for many British Columbians. 2/ #bcpoli #PublicTransit
Premier @jjhorgan told BCers to use BC’s “sophisticated public transit systems, if (gas) prices become too unaffordable in the short-term.”

I asked Minister of Transportation @Rob_Fleming if he considers the cost of the #Cowichan Valley Commuter bus to be affordable? 3/ #bcpoli
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~2K indigenous Comox (aka K'ómoks) people live near the Strait of Georgia in #BritishColumbia, 🇨🇦#Canada.

Only a few dozen are native speakers of Comox (aka Saɬuɬtxʷ or ʔayʔaǰuθəm), which belongs to the Coast #Salish branch of the #Salishan family of #languages. Image
~1.5K #Quinault people live in western #Washington, 🇺🇸#USA. The Quinault (Kʷínaył) #language belongs to the Coast #Salish branch of the #Salishan family of #languages. It has no known native speakers left, as the population has shifted to #English. Image
#Halkomelem is an #indigenous #language with 100 to 300 speakers in #BritishColumbia, 🇨🇦#Canada and #Washington, 🇺🇸#US. It belongs to the Coast #Salish branch of the #Salishan family of #languages.

The #Cowichan are one of several peoples who originally spoke Halkomelem: Image
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