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Letter: CJPME has written to @theJagmeetSingh expressing appreciation for his principled policy positions in support of Palestinian human rights. As Parliament resumes this week, we urge the @NDP to translate these commitments into meaningful action. #NDP
@theJagmeetSingh @NDP The increased courage, initiative, and visibility of the @NDP on Palestinian human rights over the last two years has not gone unnoticed, and this principled commitment to oppose injustice is deeply appreciated.…
@theJagmeetSingh @NDP The @NDP’s positions on a range of issues – from forcible transfer in Masafer Yatta, to Israel’s raids against Palestinian NGOs, to reports of Israel's apartheid – reveal a close engagement with civil society and attention to developments on the ground.…
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How can @bcndp justify expanding Methane #naturalgas @BCNDPCaucus ?! HOW? 😔

We HAVE TO get off fossil fuels ASAP.. that's part of the emergency #lngcanada #bcndp #ndp #bcpoli #cdnpoli
Hey @Dave_Eby hope you will have the courage to step up here. The planet needs ppl/leaders who can step-up & lead in this crisis #ClimateCrisis
@BowinnMa @KellyRichmondBC
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Good morning everyone in #cdnpoli who's about to read this thread and learn about an #NDP antisemitism scandal involving @MPJulian.
On August 11, @jonkay posted about an account (variably @Laith_Marouf and @MaroufLaith) posting vile and violent antisemitic content. He asked why this content isn't prohibited on twitter.

In the replies, someone reveals that the individual in question is a paid "anti-racism consultant" for @CdnHeritage.

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Wildly insulting. He's online and responding to tweets.

Why does @MPJulian care about some forms of hate and not others?

Why doesn't he care that the Ministry for which he's a critic pays a Nazi to indoctrinate public servants with hate?

#cdnpoli #NDP #JulianDoesntCare
Hate crimes against Jews up almost 50%. Jews the most targeted religious minority in Canada by a wide margin.

@MPJulian: "Fuck 'em."
It's fine, Pete. It's just government-financed hate speech and incitement to violence against Canada's most-targeted religious minority.

Whatever, it's not like you're an opposition critic for the federal ministry handing out the dough, right?
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We have a failing government and rising costs. A sad time for BC

#BetterBC #NDP #bcpoli #cndpoli
@BCNDPCaucus @BcND
and watersheds are suffering. The Site C Horgan dam is continuing to rack up ridiculous debt and there is no leadership away from fossil fuels. Land defenders on unceded land are jailed for protecting their territory, old growth logged.
Public health has become a personal DIY project with more than one virus spreading at pandemic levels without public protections (ventilation, masks, vaccines) and without data or public education to make personal risk assessments.
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1. Most of you know I have been a vocal + consistent supporter of an Independent Alberta. After 115 years of trying to improve our position within Canada, without any measure of success, I remain so committed.
2. But I would like to explain my pivot from supporting #WIPA to supporting @ABdaniellesmith with the #UCP. This is important and every person desirous of more autonomy for Alberta, up to and including complete Independence, should seriously consider all of these factors.
3. #WIPA’s original stake was for gradually moving towards a referendum under the Clarity Act. Starting with our own Police Force, our own Revenue Agency, and our own Pension + Unemployment fund. This was a good strategy, all doable under the existing Constitution.
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Within 48hrs, 4 articles in Canada's leading newspaper show the rot that's at the heart of the #Trudeau gov:
Ethical breaches
Secrecy………… #cdnpoli
And, please remember, the #NDP is enabling all this. #cdnpoli #TrudeauCorruption #JagmeetSingh
"Bloc House Leader Alain Therrien on Thursday accused the minority Liberal government of using its confidence agreement with the #NDP to create 'a parallel Parliament with its own rules.'" #TrudeauCorruption #cdnpoli
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Bloomberg New Energy Finance estimates Solar & Wind are cheapest source for 90% of world’s electricity👀⚡

Being held back by misinformation & myths..

3 Myths About Renewable Energy & Grid 👉DEBUNKED
#bchydro #bcpoli #vanpoli #yyjpoli #cdnpoli #ndp…
Myth No. 1: A grid that increasingly relies on renewable energy is an unreliable grid

Myth No. 2: Countries like Germany must continue to rely on fossil fuels to stabilize the grid and back up variable wind and solar power.
Myth No. 3: Because solar and wind energy can be generated only when the sun is shining or the wind is blowing, they cannot be the basis of a grid that has to provide electricity 24/7, year-round.
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#NDP ¡Atención, comunidad universitaria! Aprobamos las disposiciones para el financiamiento de la implementación de Centros Universitarios de Conectividad (CUC) en universidades públicas. Conoce más sobre los CUC aquí. 👇
La implementación de CUC en universidades públicas permitirá brindar las condiciones adecuadas y asegurar la continuidad educativa de estudiantes de pregrado que han sido afectados por la pandemia, a través de un nuevo sistema virtual-presencial universitario.
El objetivo de los CUC es garantizar que las estudiantes y los estudiantes accedan a recursos digitales, a nivel de hardware y software, y cuenten con el acompañamiento adecuado para mejorar sus procesos de aprendizaje.
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🔴 EN VIVO #NDP: Presidente @PedroCastilloTe y ministro @RosendoSernaR inauguran la nueva infraestructura de la emblemática IE N°. 7070 Dra. María Reiche Grosse Neuman de San Juan de Miraflores, ejecutada por el Minedu, a través del @proniedperu. #JuntosPorElRetorno
Con una inversión de más de 15 millones de soles, esta escuela de nivel primaria cuenta ahora con 24 aulas, servicios higiénicos, laboratorios, biblioteca, entre otros nuevos y remodelados ambientes que beneficiarán la calidad y comodidad de cerca de 1300 estudiantes. ImageImageImageImage
Ministro @RosendoSernaR: "En estos días vamos a inaugurar varias escuelas, y contaremos con la visita del presidente @PedroCastilloTe a lo largo y ancho del país. Hay que tener presente que para cubrir la brecha de la infraestructura se necesitan 111 mil millones de soles". Image
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🚨Heads up🚨

This resolution is NOT supported by the Party’s own Disability Committee.

Please vote it down.

Folks need to stop speaking over disabled activists in #OurNDP
#ONDP #disabilityinclusion Resolution 12:15 Needs Based Supports for Children w/Autism
For context - a resolutions committee that includes many unelected staffers pre-prioritized the hundreds of resolutions.

Their picks on disability issues were chosen over those submitted by the actual Disability Committee (PLWD).

This is ableism @OntarioNDP
While we’re talking ableism in politics.

This whole Convention is again centered on inaccessibility - which don’t end with closed captioning FYI.

No lead time to read resolutions. 400 in 24 hours!
No details on elections.
No way to contribute via chat - must be able to speak.
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Today I’m going to talk about this ‘Full Slate’ the NDP had in #Elxn44

There were amazing candidates on there. In fact, our grassroots is full of people perfect for the job - and determined to do the work.

But it wasn’t what it looked like.

And the stories keep rolling in…
Sure, we filled every spot.

But how did we get there?

Was it democratic? No

Did locals get a say in their candidates? Mostly, no.

Did it impact our result? Absolutely!

December 2019, just after the election, a group of Toronto area candidates gathered for dinner.

Guest caller: Jagmeet

He makes us all a promise.

To thank us for our commitment, our dedication to the movement, he tells us…
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So why didn’t I run again?

Because I spoke up.

I ran for Party President last minute on a platform to challenge the divestment of resources from the #NDP grassroots.

We ran to challenge an establishment slate that was bound to continue this strategy.
Over 30% of the Convention delegates agreed with us.

We exposed the rebate debacle for what it was. We challenged their handling of Convention, and their refusal to make the space accessible.

We challenged the National Director’s vision.

That was in April 2020.
The @NDP have cut off all contact since I publicly challenged them.

To me and @NDPYorkSimcoe - of which I am President.

Not one returned phone call or email. Not even when the writ dropped.

They tried to erase us.
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NDP federal council took the rebates from the local Ridings and poured it all into @theJagmeetSingh’s image and campaign.

We invested nothing in the ground.

Two elections : Down 11 seats.

PPC made more gains than us.

We’re not a movement. We’re an ad campaign.

It gets better. Those links to donate to your local? They don’t all work.

Many of them go directly to Central, even with active Riding Associations.

This leaves many Riding Associations unable to even use the standard system (Populus) available for NDP campaigns.

The Party still charges the Ridings almost $1700 for the use of a website and Populus.

This is beyond the budgets of many.
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My Grandma was moved from #Lethbridge #yql ICU to the #Edmonton #yeg ICU to await a transplant.
Her liver and kidneys are both failing.
She is one of the ones drawing a short stick in the triage world.
she is too sick to wait and they need the room in ICU for the increasing #COVID19AB cases in the province.
She has now been taken off the transplant list, and they are going to decrease her life support.
We will lose her within days, none of us can see her, none of us get to say good bye. She will "live" her final days with no loved ones and only medical staff surrounding her.

She didn't end up with COVID but it was ultimately COVID that will take her away from us.

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Yesterday: I pointed out the Big Oil connections of some supporting @JustinTrudeau's climate plan.

Today: @SethDKlein - my bro-in-law & renowned progressive climate policy expert - wrote a detailed and devastating critique of the modelling behind that fatally flawed plan.🧵
Tonight at the leaders debate, @JustinTrudeau will pretend that a couple recent op-eds from economists means that their party has the blessing and support of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (@IPCC_CH).

But that’s simply not true.
The NDP has a better climate plan than the Liberals - one that would kickstart what the @IPCC_CH actually calls for: "rapid, far-reaching and unprecedented changes in all aspects of society." #climateemergency
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This is a heinous lie I continue seeing #LiberalTwitter tell, as some argument about #NDP obstructing the LPC, as an excuse for this election, let's unpack it.



#DisabilityDebate #Elxn44 #CERB
No, the NDP did not, "vote against the disabled". They initially refused to support the Covid-19 spending bill in June, which contained a $600 payment for disabled Canadians. And for good reason.

The Liberals wanted to fine/jail CERB recipients! (2/9)
Which was pretty unfair, and necessary to stop, because LIBERAL MPs like Wayne Easter and Adam Vaughan who told people to apply for CERB whether they knew they qualified or not! Can we say, entrapment? I'm no lawyer but, unfair to say the least. (3/9)
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THREAD: There's something good happening in Barrhaven. Tonight we're in Thistledown Court. I've been here before. My kind if people. Give you the shirt off your back kind of people. 1/
There's a reason the #NDP resonates with working class Canadians. "I know you're good people," is what we heard tonight. "I know you've got our backs." 2/
When they say why they're voting NDP, it's not about what they want for themselves. It's about others. Guy said he's voting NDP "so Indigenous communities can get clean water." He likely has trouble paying his rent. 3/
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This happened.

I picked up about 20 signs this morning. Signs that I put up at 1 a.m.

Someone went out in the middle of the night and thought it would be a good idea to tag a BPOC candidate's signs with the word "racist".

I shouldn't feel hurt, but I am.
Many people don't appreciate just how hard this work is. As a BPOC woman, putting my name on the ballot was not an easy decision. I didn't take it lightly. I knew that something like this could happen, but I really didn't expect it, nor did I expect to feel this way if it did.
People don't realize the time and effort and money that goes into running a campaign. The emotional work. The long hours. I'm exhausted at the end of a 16-18 hour day, but I get up the next day and continue the work because I believe so strongly in it.
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1/26 🧵#CDNpoli #2Michaels #Elxn44

It's been hard for me to watch #CDNmedia coverage of the 2 Michaels, knowing there's a pointless media blackout that's resulted in widespread #disinformation & exploitation by partisan actors

This #thread is RE Spavor

2/26 🧵#CDNpoli #2Michaels #Elxn44

Canada has become a laughing stock to our global partners due to #CDNmedia suppression of facts about Spavor & Kovrig, that are available to everyone else in the world, including 🇨🇦, if we only bothered to google
3/26 🧵#CDNpoli #Elxn44

I've known facts about the #2Michaels for some time & I declined to share earlier so it wouldn't impact Spavor & Kovrig's trials in #China. But that collective ignorance is being weaponized against voters & both sides have been disingenuous in recent news
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1/5 🧵#CDNpoli #Polling #Elxn44

I see many of you were excited by the polls today, so here's a few things you #NeedToKnow about polls

First, all pollsters exhibit bias & it's measured enough to constitute a graph. Here's one from the 2015 election to give you some example:
2/5 🧵#CDNpoli #Polling #Elxn44

Watching polls throughout an election is a fool's game. It may provide insight at a given moment but it isn't until the final stretch that it may be indicative. Much can happen & a #LeadersDebate can change everything (click photo to see tail end)
3/5 🧵#CDNpoli #Polling #Elxn44

Next, the #338PollAggregator contains every bias from every pollster, as demonstrated in the photo from (1/5) in this thread. With that said, they currently list an exact tie between Libs & Cons, with NDP ranking lower than the poll released today
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