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Aug 7 30 tweets 7 min read
I wanted to create a thread connecting the Ford Family and the developers in which he is working with - the years of their involvement with each other and their current interests in keeping the Ford's in power in Ontario. Bear with me here, I am no journalist, nor do I /1 have any background in journalism. But, there are way too many connections going on here than people realize.

Rob Ford and Doug Ford - Sandro Lisi, Rob’s sometime driver, central figure in the crack video scandal that made worldwide /2
Aug 7 6 tweets 1 min read
Scandals, corruption, bribery, nepotism and fraud, under Stephen Harper’s years as PM.

People seems to forget that Harper appointed Porter to a committee under Canada’s anti spy agency and Porter and Duhaime were involved with the SNC scandal, corruption and fraud /2 the former head of Montreal’s McGill University hospital, Arthur Porter, was arrested in Panama on an Interpol warrant. He’s tied to allegations that SNC-Lavalin paid $22 million in bribes for a contract to build the new $2.4 billion Montreal health center.
Aug 5 8 tweets 3 min read
Canada has the fourth-highest estimated value of natural resources of $33.2 trillion in the world. Canada is considered an energy superpower due to its abundant natural resources such as petroleum and natural gas. /1 /2 According to the Corruption Perceptions Index, Canada is one of the least corrupt countries in the world & one of the world’s top 10 trading countries. Canada ranks above the US on the Index of Economic Freedom and experiences a relatively low level of income disparity.
Aug 4 5 tweets 3 min read
This is a photo of the mining site in Guysborough that Houston just approved, this is what will be destroyed once they start. Also, 2nd photo of beautiful St. Mary's River that runs through this area. I am so angry right now. #NovaScotia #GoldboroMine #NeverConservative /2 Nova Scotia Gold Mine threatens pristine Wilderness Area

atlantic.ctvnews.ca/n-s-gold-mine-…
Aug 3 4 tweets 1 min read
Conservative Bias by some Media:

Ford travels and disappears (5 months per year) on the taxpayers dime 🦗
Poilievre travels and disappears from HOC (6 months this year) on the taxpayers dime 🦗
Pallister lives in Costa Rica on the taxpayers dime (4-5 months a year) 🦗
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/2 the PM who is actually working, travelling to G7, United Nations gatherings, US, Germany for Trade agreements, climate agreements and other beneficial incentives for Canada Economically - the right starts screaming about using his Jet. Tell me how he is supposed to /2
Aug 2 5 tweets 2 min read
From Nova Scotia Health:

Nova Scotia Health is aware of an increased demand for rapid test kits at our community distribution sites. We are in contact with our community partners and work is underway to meet the need. The number of tests distributed to community partners has /1 /2 been increased to support the higher demand this summer. In July, 233,620 rapid tests were distributed, close to 34,000 more than in June.

Rapid tests have been delivered to the main branches of our public libraries, however some have had delays in delivering tests to
Aug 1 7 tweets 1 min read
On Nova Scotia’s Birthday today here is a little piece of History. Did you know that the Aspy Fault is a strike-slip fault that runs through 40 km of Cape Breton, NS and is often thought to be a part of the Cabot Fault/ Great Glen Fault system of Avalonia - Scotland. /1 /2 Part of the fault runs through Cape Breton Highlands National Park. This fault runs southward from Cape North through the Margaree Valley. The Aspy River and the upper section of the Margaree River follows the
Jul 26 19 tweets 5 min read
Pierre Poilievre has voted NO - against the following legislations / bills, choose wisely before you vote for someone like him:

1. Voted no on Bill C-21 - amendments to firearms bill
2. Voted no on Bill C-245 - amendments to infrastructure bank
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3. Voted no on Bill C-226 - an Act respecting the development of a national strategy to assess, prevent and address environmental racism and to advance environmental justice
4. Voted no on Bill C-11 - to amend an update the Broadcasting Act from the mid 1990's to include
Jul 26 9 tweets 3 min read
I am only going to say this once, if you actually think that our government would recommend reducing fertilizer on farms at the cost of starving us, you are listening to propaganda. Seriously, think about that. There are solutions to climate change, we need to start now, /1 otherwise we will be in trouble. We are all accountable for our actions and reducing our carbon footprint, that includes each one of us reducing our need for fossil fuels, plastics, meat products, etc., take the time to learn how you can do your part. /2 futurelearn.com/info/blog/how-…
Jul 25 8 tweets 2 min read
I was debating sharing this story of a conversation I had recently with a cab driver here in #Halifax #NovaScotia, here it is....

We were chatting (like I always do) when I take a cab ride anywhere. This gentleman was very kind and was talking about all the travelling he /1 was doing across Canada with his family, he stated he was an immigrant and moved here to Nova Scotia about 7 years ago. He talked about Canada and the people here in NS, how he's been treated with a lot of kindness and respect from most. He immigrated from Syria with his /2
Jul 18 5 tweets 2 min read
Changes under PM Trudeau compared to previous govts on the World Stage:

1. Canada - #1 for Quality of life
2. Canada - #1 for relocation from over 50 countries
3. Canada - record lowest unemployment rate in its History at 4.9%
4. Canada - ranks #1 Best Country in the World

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5. Canada - 10th largest economy worldwide
6. Canada - rated 98/100 for Political and Civil Liberties
7. Canada - ranks #1 for Social Purpose (world)
Social Justice, human & animal rights, environment, climate & equality.
8. Canada - ranks #4 worldwide for Education
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Jul 16 20 tweets 4 min read
/28 March - May 2022
Created new jobs with Electric Vehicle Production and Battery Plants in Ontario
This multi-billion dollar project from Stellantis will support plants in Windsor and Brampton, Ontario, implementing flexible vehicle platforms at both plants and /29 increasing its production of electric vehicles (EV). The Government of Canada is investing up to $529 million into this project. The Province of Ontario is also supporting the project with an investment of up to $513 million. Following another major manufacturing deal
Jul 15 4 tweets 1 min read
Nova Scotia's first monthly COVID report:

Nova Scotia’s first monthly COVID-19 report says there were 15 deaths attributed to the virus in June.

Of the 15 deaths, 13 involved people aged 70 and up, and seven people were long-term care residents.

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/2 There were 67 deaths recorded in May.

In June, public health also saw 7,570 new PCR-confirmed cases of COVID-19, with an average of 252 cases a day. This shows a decline in new infections reported, as May saw 11,030 cases confirmed.

Median age of those infected - 44.
Jul 12 20 tweets 4 min read
Ontario receives some of the largest funding transfers from Ottawa due to its size, over 15 million people. The guy in charge, has no University, no College, no economics background, he is a puppet from the Harper era, who wanted to create the Ford ‘Dynasty’ and control/1 all Provinces in Canada. Ford is one of the worst Premiers ever voted in office with less than 18% of the vote, yes 18%, why, Voter apathy. If citizens used their democratic right to vote, he would never have gained a 2nd term. He abuses his power, spends money on /2
Jul 12 8 tweets 2 min read
Healthcare transfers/funding (a portion) comes from the Federal government in Canada, the remainder of Healthcare funding comes from the Provincial government. Hospitals, doctors, nurses, healthcare personnel are under Provincial responsibility. /1 /2 Provinces are pushing for more funding from the Federal government because they are not using their healthcare funds responsibly. Funding from Provincial governments comes from their yearly budgets. Ford and the Premiers are pushing for close to 35% funding from the Feds
Jul 12 4 tweets 1 min read
More than 1,300 information and communications technologies companies and organizations operate out of #NovaScotia.

Nova Scotia is also home to more than 25,000 tech employees working in the $2.5-billion digital sector. /1 The growth in the sector is not lost on the provincial government.

Last year, it announced a $16.8-million investment, which was dispersed among four Nova Scotia universities to enhance their computer science programs. /2
Jul 2 5 tweets 2 min read
I am so done with MSM calling those who come to Ottawa the ‘Freedom Convoy’.

They are not about Freedom if you hurl slurs at other races, LGBTQ community, minorities or anyone else. You are NOT about Freedom when you make threats to hurt others because they do not follow /1 /2 your ideology, with conspiracy theories or their so called pro birth movement. They ARE, in fact, full of hate, lies, vitriol, misinformation. They are not to be praised or idolized, as they only seem to truly care about themselves. They are self-centred, narcissistic and /2
Jun 1 11 tweets 4 min read
🚨🚨🚨🚨Anti-Union Lobby Group Has Received Millions of Dollars From Doug Ford’s Government Since 2021.

Doug Ford claims he’s “working for workers” while millions of dollars flow to lobbyists targeting skilled trades unions. #RemoveFord /1

pressprogress.ca/anti-union-lob… /2 #RemoveFord2022 Doug Ford’s government has given millions of dollars to an “open shop” anti-union lobby group which has lobbied Ford’s own office as recently as three months ago in a bid to undermine unions representing skilled trades workers.

At various times,
Jun 1 16 tweets 3 min read
Top Doug Ford Adviser Sent Premier’s Office Backchannel Message About Meeting With Russian Government.
Leaked emails show Russian officials sought help of Ontario PC insiders in an effort to flow Russian money into Ontario amid US sanctions. #RemoveFord

pressprogress.ca/top-doug-ford-… /2 A trusted adviser to Ontario Premier Doug Ford admits relaying a message to the Premier’s Office about attempts to arrange a meeting between representatives of the Government of Ontario and the Russian Federation.

The backchannel communications involved Russian
May 31 7 tweets 3 min read
America's gun culture - in seven charts

Source: bbc.com/news/world-us-…

#EndGunViolence #GunReform #GunControl Image /2 How gun related deaths break down in the US Image
May 31 6 tweets 2 min read
Doug Ford's (Rich Donors) Highway 413 will destroy the environment, wetlands and farmland:

According to climate change group Environmental Defence, it would also add over 17 million tonnes of greenhouse gas emissions by 2050, leading to $1.4 billion in damages from pollution /1 /2 at a time when reducing emissions has never been more critical.

It would be 59 km long and pave over 400 acres of the Greenbelt, the group warns, as well as 2,000 acres of Class 1 and Class 2 farmland.