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Is it safe to say so much of what we have come to love (and hate) about Ontario will be forever changed on Thursday night?
As a Dad of young children, & teacher, I'm struggling with what a PC majority might mean for school communities, the environment, and our health care system.
I have knocked on doors, made phone calls and talked with friends and neighbours. I am voting with a few on Thursday in order to help get out the vote, but I'm afraid it won't be enough.
At this time, I really think the only chance we have of stopping Ford and his PCs is to swallow our preferred party pride, check our hearts, and vote for the candidate most likely to defeat the PC candidate, riding by riding.
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1) As requested, the next few days posts will focus on the wall art section of the #chronicleofcuriosities exhibition currently under lockdown @whitbymuseum

The wall pieces are ink illustrations on vintage encyclopaedia pages, inspired by the extensive and often over-looked
2) library archive within the museum. Each piece has been expertly framed by the talented Antony Bentley, based in Kirkbymoorside.
This illustration is a leech, inspired by the Tempest Prognosticator.
Dr George Merryweather was a Whitby GP, Curator of Whitby Museum between 1840
3) and 1861, and inventor. In 1850 he invented the “Atmospheric Electromagnetic Telegraph conducted by Animal Instinct” or Tempest Prognosticator – consisting of 12 pint glass bottles, each containing a live leech, set around a circular stand under a bell which was surrounded
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1) had planned on releasing images of my #chronicleofcuriosities exhibition @whitbymuseum , to encourage people to visit this amazing museum and take a look themselves. Sadly, this is not to be. In the overall scheme of things,it pales in comparison to the greater concerns we are
2) all dealing with. However, both myself and the incredibly dedicated museum staff put a huge amount of effort into putting this exhibition together, so over the next few days I'll be posting an online guide to the work we did. Huge thanks to all who helped, those who attended
3) before the museum had to close, and of course to those who bought pieces of work. I am incredibly grateful for your support.

The exhibition was the culmination of a year spent as the museum's artist in residence - I was able to research a number of the wonderful objects the
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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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