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David Akin πŸ‡¨πŸ‡¦
Chief Political Correspondent. Global News. Normally from Ottawa, Canada.
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David Akin πŸ‡¨πŸ‡¦ 11m
in the Speaker’s Lounge: MP is sworn as the Member for Nanaimoβ€”Ladysmith.
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David Akin πŸ‡¨πŸ‡¦ 1h
in Markham, ON: MP makes a funding announcement.
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in 135B: Mortgage Professionals Canada officials speak about housing and
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in Ottawa: Official Languages Minister speaks to an official languages symposium.
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David Akin πŸ‡¨πŸ‡¦ 3h
Click through for my daily newsletter for those with an interest in & May 27
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David Akin πŸ‡¨πŸ‡¦ 4h
will debate a motion today that, among other things, will set aside June 4 & 5 for good-bye speeches from retiring MPs. Good-byes to last no more than 10 minutes. No replies. See No. 30 (n) on Notice Paper here:
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David Akin πŸ‡¨πŸ‡¦ 5h
AR-15 Selling Out in Canada on Concern Trudeau to Ban New Owners -
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Richard Zussman 13h
New Green MP Paul Manly denies links to 9/11 truther movement after comments resurface
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Anne Applebaum 15h
Replying to @anneapplebaum
More important stories are: fragmentation, end of old domination of center left and center right - but also end of movement to break up EU. Looks like everyone wants to stay in and fight for their vision of what happens next. Real European politics now begin.
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Jeremy Cliffe 15h
The populist surge that wasn't. My first take on the European election results:
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Mike Armstrong 16h
I visited the man who took this picture this week... and he and his wife were easily among the nicest I’ve ever interviewed in my career.
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David Akin πŸ‡¨πŸ‡¦ 17h
No waaay! Give that man a jersey!
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Europe Elects 17h
Netherlands: With 85% of the results counted, record low of voter support for Geert Wilders’ right-wing PVV party (ENF/EAPN) in European elections. They miss the 3.85% threshold and fail to get a seat. 2006: creation of the party 2009: 17.0% 2014: 13.3% 2019: 3.5%
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Sam Kingsley 17h
100% of votes counted in - biggest gains for the Greens who won an extra seat, nationalists made slight gains but not as much as predicted - but no-one's watching the election as Finland just won the ice hockey world championships
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David Akin πŸ‡¨πŸ‡¦ 17h
Happy 49th birthday to Scarborough Centre MP !
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David Akin πŸ‡¨πŸ‡¦ 17h
Happy 59th birthday to Trois-Rivières MP !
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David Akin πŸ‡¨πŸ‡¦ 18h
Replying to @duncankinney
You should probably ask around. But whatever ...
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David Akin πŸ‡¨πŸ‡¦ 19h
Replying to @AntoniaZ
Antonia: It’s Breakenridge’s opinion!
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David Akin πŸ‡¨πŸ‡¦ 19h
Replying to @duncankinney
Who you calling a conservative, buddy? :)
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