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🇨🇦#Canada #FridaysForFuture International update #ClimateStrike #'s for #ClimateActionWeek:
🇨🇦1,000,000 people🇨🇦 Thus 1 out of every 6 strikers globally was Canadian🇨🇦 as well as we were 3rd globally for total # of strikes. Thanks to all local organizers & national supporters.
1000 #Calgary AB
15 #Cambridge ON
40 #Campbellton NB
20 #Camrose AB
15 #Canmore AB
15 #Cannington ON
150 #CapAuxMeules QC
300 #Caraquet NB
300 #Chambly QC
200 #ChathamKent ON
65 #Chibougamau QC
400 #Chillwack BC
40 #Clare NS
45 #Clinton ON
500 #Collingwood ON
80 #Compton QC
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Had a great #Canadian launch of #7necessarysins via @BeaconPressBks at one of my favourite bookshops @LibrairieDandQ in #Montreal and was thrilled that one of my favourite artists MissMe came. Another great one for the Faces and Fingers of #7necessarysins collage 📷 @rerutled
Earlier on Friday, 500k people joined the #ClimateStrike in #Montreal. I was proud to be among those numbers. Gina Granter took four of her five daughters to the march and brought the youngest one, Mathilde, to my reading. Our youngest feminist there
Thank you, Mara and Teddy of @LibrairieDandQ for all your help with my #7necessarysins event.
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I hear it was the largest individual #climateCrisis protest in history. Any city wish to challenge that? Regardless, 500,000+ people in #Montreal today for #ClimateStrike makes a POWERFUL statement that we’ve reached a real turning point toward #ClimateAction! Via @GretaThunberg
This makes me happy of many levels — including that #Vancouver showed up 100K+ strong for the @ClimateStrike, AND that citizens did it by showing how streets, bridges & our FUTURE are about people, not cars. #ClimateCrisis
Hat tip to @SimiHeer, great video!
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I couldn’t post this earlier because there were so many people and the cell signal was kaput. Girls girls girls #ClimateStrikeMontreal
People all around us #ClimateStrikeMontreal with @rerutled
Girls DESERVE attention!

If girls aren’t part of your revolution, it’s not my revolution

#ClimateStrikeMontreal
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Intersections are where most of the conflicts happen between people on bikes and people driving cars. Naturally it makes sense then to put the bike markings in the intersections and in front of driveways to notify drivers to expect to see bikes. #Montreal
But of course bike stencils aren't nearly enough, you need a network protected bike lanes. Here is an example of planted medians separating bikes from cars which are far more beautiful and safer than flex posts.
I've been questioned by a fair amount of people over the years on how pedestrians are supposed to walk across a protected bike lane. Here's a good example - raise the bike lane to curb level, paint a x-walk
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#Charb aurait eu 52 ans aujourd'hui

Deux frères, parisiens d'origine algérienne, musulmans et ayant fait allégeance à #AlQuaïda, l'ont assassiné le 7 janvier 2015 avec 11 autres personnes, en criant «Allahu akbar» et en disant avoir «vengé le prophète»

#CharlieHebdo
#Thread ⤵️
Le 10 et le 11 janvier 2015 plus de 4 millions de Français (dont 1,5 millions à Paris) sont descendu dans la rue en réactions aux attentats #islamistes contre #CharlieHebdo et l'#HyperCacher, attentats qui avaient fait au total 17 victimes.
Leur cri : #JeSuisCharlie
44 dirigeants de divers Pays participèrent à la "marche républicaine" parisienne et d'autres manifestations se déroulèrent à l'étranger, avec par exemple plus de 30mille personnes à #Montréal.
Le "monde libre" revendiquait sa #LibertéDExpression
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This year the BQW had the privilege to “adopt” Mme Emily Greif’s 👩🏻‍🏫 5th grade French ⚜️ class at @SWSatgoding @dcpublicschools, through the @EmbassyAdoption Program.

Aujourd’hui à @AmbCanEUA, les étudiants nous présentent ce qu’ils ont appris sur le #Québec.

#PublicDiplomacy
The 15 students started their Capstone Presentation by singing pour tout le monde ce qui reste la plus belle chanson québécoise, « Gens du pays » #Québec’s national hymn, written by famed poet Gilles Vigneault. ⚜️
Ensuite un hommage, en français, au célèbre poète montréalais Léonard Cohen.

And then they paid tribute to #Montréal poet Leonard Cohen, with the French version of his famous song “Hallelujah”
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1. En cette période de commémoration, je voudrais parler de Rose, une grande dame pour laquelle je veux tenir nos mémoires en éveil. Sa vie a basculé entre le 22/04 et le 17/06/1994. Chaque jour jusqu'au 17/06, je vais vous parler de celle qu'elle fut #laVieDeRose #Rwanda #RwOT🇷🇼
2. Comme toute chronique, l’itinéraire de vie que je vais vous raconter est divisé en plusieurs périodes. L'histoire de Rose suit le calendrier de l'Histoire de son pays natal, le Rwanda : avant 1959, entre 1959 et 1994, entre avril et juillet 1994 et après 1994. #laVieDeRose
3. Elle s’appelait donc Rose, et elle était aussi belle que la reine des fleurs. Comme ne tarderait pas à le démontrer son parcours accidenté de jeune fille, de femme, de mère puis de veuve, Rose appartenait à la version la plus résistante de l’arbuste dont elle porte le nom.
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So exciting!!!! Four years ago #AugustMoon commenced their #WiseOrNaked World Tour!
Gig 1 • 12 February 2015 • #Bogota #Colombia 😄 Follow the journey ▶️ pinterest.co.uk/tioyclub/augus…
#TheIdeaOfYou by @robinnelee 🖤 #TIOYclubWiseOrNaked
#AugustMoon #WiseOrNaked World Tour • Gig 2 • 13 February 2015 • #Bogota #Colombia 😄 Follow the journey ▶️ pinterest.co.uk/tioyclub/augus… #TheIdeaOfYou by @robinnelee 🖤 #TIOYclubWiseOrNaked
#AugustMoon #WiseOrNaked World Tour • Gig 3 • 15 February 2015 • #Lima #Peru 🖤 “I’ll call you when we get to Lima.” - @HayesCampbell_ #TheIdeaOfYou by @robinnelee 😃 Follow the journey on our Pinterest... pinterest.co.uk/tioyclub/augus… #TIOYclubWiseOrNaked
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The illegal federal political contributions from #SNCLavelin were to both federal parties back in 2004-11

All the funds have been repaid to the federal treasury by the respective national parties, both of whom disavow any knowledge of the scheme

#Cdnpoli
globalnews.ca/news/4215730/f…
@StephenHarper appointed gov't employee remained on payroll despite links to illegal fundraising

Former #SNCLavalin VP #NormandMorin was named by PM @StephenHarper to the port authority in 2006!!

#Cdnpoli #Abpoli #Ableg #Alberta #Yyc #Yeg

ctv.news/y7pgFIX
The #CPC gov appointment of #ArthurPorter to Canada's intelligence oversight agency after allegations surfaced the he was involved in a kickback scheme in #Montreal involving #SNCLavalin.

#Cdnpoli

theglobeandmail.com/news/politics/…
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Born & raised in #Fanar #Lebanon, a tiny country in the middle east with a lot to offer. I always had a positive outlook on life maybe because of the culture or values🤷‍♀️.
If you don't know #Lebanon or a #lebanese then you should start mingling 🤣
@IWS_Network #VoicesIWS
I grew up surrounded by a loving, joking & tough type of family that always support each other even amidst fighting. You can imaging being 4 kids in different age groups can cause a lot of fights growing up 😂 #siblingsfight #family #VoicesIWS
@IWS_Network
I have my issues🤷‍♀️! I always wanted to prove myself & make my family proud(2nd child). A pressure that was just in my head; they were always proud of us. I wanted to grow up to be a doctor or an army officer like my dad. Let's just say I changed my mind! #VoicesIWS @IWS_Network
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Alright, #CSPC2018 @sciencepolicy, it's time to build some #HYPE!

Fuel up on ☕ & head up to panel #506 in the Capitale room at 3:30!

Great insights from panelists incl @tgruos @DSP_SPE & @MadisonRilling #CIÉ @SciChefQC and *news* (hype!) on the way for #nextgen in 🇨🇦 #scipol.
Here goes! Still time to join us #CSPC2018!
@BelislePipon @HarvardSciPol #FRQ introduces very first panel organized by #CIÉ @SciChefQC, w/ @BlakeFreier @tgruos @DSP_SPE @DLEKirkwood @MadisonRilling. Paul Dufour, as always, is our guide!

#CSPC2018 @sciencepolicy
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Panelists of the #montreal #AI #ecoystem @froginthevalley @marktmaclean @MILAMontreal @rllabmcgill @NarjesBoufaden @PhilBeaudoin of @SymposiumAi, we need to talk. I’m bringing other AI researchers (from Montreal or not) into the discussion because I feel it’s very important. 1/15
It relates to more than just Montreal, but the general AI ecosystem: @atg_abhishek, @goodfellow_ian, @fchollet, @hardmaru, @element_ai, @Montreal_IA, @johnolafenwa, @MTLINTL, @math_rachel, @mtlaiethics, @AndrewYNg. 2/15
I didn't get the chance to make a comment yesterday as time was over. There was a lot of talk about how great the ecosystem is great except for some minor communications flaws, but what nobody even mentioned is how incredibly closed this ecosystem is to outsiders. 3/15
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@ShawnMcGuirk @CFAMMcan @mcgillu @santecannabis @trinafraser #ACMPR highlights #WeedLikeToKnow :
- limit of <30-day supply or 150g
- LP delivery by mail only, no retail point of sale
- medical doc lasts 1 year
- storage limit (to be removed soon with #CannabisAct )
- Soon, might be able to transfer from one licensed producer to another
@ShawnMcGuirk @CFAMMcan @mcgillu @santecannabis @trinafraser #CannabisAct Bill #C45 removes #cannabis from #cdsa, separate act will be created for regulation of cannabis
- Can grow up to 4 plants (debated) in dwelling
- legal limit up to 30g in public
- anticipate royal ascent by end of June, coming into force Sept/Oct 2018
#WeedLikeToKnow
@ShawnMcGuirk @CFAMMcan @mcgillu @santecannabis @trinafraser There is still reluctance in prescribing #MedicalCannabis, and there is lack of point of sale (still will have to be by mail), excise tax and HST/GST upcoming, lack of drug plan coverage.
#WeedLikeToKnow #SPEforum
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Live: #Hijabhoax #Protesters from eight #Canadian cities gathered at the Parliament Hill in #Ottawa now! They deserve equality and no more #fakenews!
More photos from the #Hijabhiax protest in #Ottawa! All Canadians are equal, #Hijabhoax divides Canada! Do you see the police?
Team from #Montreal Joined the #Hijabhoax protest in Ottawa now!
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