AS @JustinTrudeau hums and haws, chattering about alphabets - THAT he must ensure “all the I’s are dotted and the T’s are crossed” before citing #China ...

«THOUGHT IMMEDIATELY OF ANOTHER WORD» that also has I's and T's and may be a suitable descriptor as PMJT averts his eyes. Image
Before anyone 'flips the table' or 'blows a gasket', that the "I-word" was used, PAUSE (if you're able) and seriously consider #China's horrific Uighur detention camps. READ the BBC report ...

@matthewhillbbc @DavidCampanale @joelmgunter @BBCWorld…
and honestly attempt to process the sheer misery and wickedness of "absolutely no mercy" as you come to the realization that these camps are, in effect, concentration camps for 're-education', for sexual torture and for rape - apparently at the behest of President #XiJinping.

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20 Feb
There are specific linguistic tics that can signal deceit. Words reveal.

LOOKING AT WHAT @JustinTrudeau SAYS and focusing on one element worth taking a look at: namely, his use of the qualifier "extremely". It is a non-essential amplifier. Its repetition, weightage of ±
placement and in particular, the peculiar intensity with which he enunciates it. TRUDEAU uses it twice (0:10; 1:32), in a lengthy English response (1 min 27 sec).Like bookends, at the beginning of his response and again,at the end. His enunciation in each instance is unnatural. ±
To be clear, there are no absolute "tells" that can definitively (or singularly) indicate deception. THAT SAID, TRUDEAU's use of "extremely" taken with a cluster of features (i.e. pauses filled with utterances "ah" "um" "er" and "uh", vocal tension, postural shifts, head nods ±
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11 Feb
'Human error' ▫︎ 'Accidental' AND now possible 'Infiltrators'.

The denial by #Iran #IRGC with its "thousand possibilities" is ridiculous.

☞ *2 missiles* 30 seconds apart is NOT accidental.

Cockpit Voice Recorder (CVR), if the pilots survived the initial detonation, 1/2
would reveal the emergency transmission from a civilian aircraft under attack and audibly identifying itself in its last moments. The second missile silenced further communication.

Investigation will have to squarely address what (hellish) motivation would seek to destroy a
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A thorough and objective investigation, competently conducted, cannot avoid the one looming question, the 'elephant in the room': «WHO» or «WHAT» was on board #PS752Flight that resulted in the decision to destroy a civilian aircraft with
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Any Liberal MP can't really say, "It's not a hill I'm willing to die on" given the most recent assertion by @JustinTrudeau that "We're very much on track" (1:20)

Now he faces glory or ignominy, something that will make or break his reputation. 1/3

#COVID19 #vaccine #cdnpoli

"But Canada is unlikely to get any doses from those three companies directly until at least April, and confusion about deliveries of vaccines has thrown Canadian confidence in the Liberal government’s vaccine rollout into a tailspin."


The Government has since backtracked on Trudeau's comments of 20M AstraZeneca vaccine shipments.

With little clarity, MP @MarkGerretsen #YGK now finds himself in a tenuous position as he dutifully (and mechanically) repeats this in a situation.

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It would seem so, Mr. MACDONALD @TypesAndSpells

* IF I MAY, I'm not unsympathetic with @MichelleRempel and her sharing how #pandemic has had a real impact on her life.

THAT SAID, I her reference to @CBCNews as "vulturous" was a bit much.

#COVID19 #lockdown #cdnpoli
** Ms. REMPEL-GARNER @MichelleRempel won't be seeing this tweet.
Should read: to @CBCNews reporters as "vulturous"
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"[@palkisu via @WIONews] Farmers in #India are protesting. And some politicians outside India have appointed themselves their spokespersons. Did the farmers ask them to? Most likely not. Are they helping the cause of the farmers? Certainly not."

WHAT FOLLOWS is embarrassing. /2
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motivates his actions. Nothing happens in a vacuum. AND, in this instance, for whatever reasons @JustinTrudeau made the decision to not only speak out publicly, but to also brush off India's subsequent criticism. Doing so publicly reasonably equates with a desire to be seen. /4
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"Thank you, 'Ian Prittie'."

RECEIVED (albeit, unsolicitied). Nonetheless,it got me thinking ...

A type of Word Cloud emerged: "Williamsville Corridor Plan"•"lower parking ratio"•"modal shift"•"more carbon friendly"•"most progressive approach to parking management" ...
"Climate Change Emergency"•"policy direction"• "walkability"•"alleviate some pressure on housing market" and many more.

@MayorPaterson neatly sums up: "(1:28)the result will be more housing, increased affordability and a reduced carbon footprint."

Keeping this short,reasons exists for bona fide skepticism(i.e. savings from not constructing expensive underground parking will be translated forward into final unit cost). Not necessarily so. Don't be surprised, market forces will in all likelihood ultimately prevail.

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