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David Akin πŸ‡¨πŸ‡¦
Chief Political Correspondent. Global News. My office is in Ottawa, Canada but I work wherever.
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David Akin πŸ‡¨πŸ‡¦ 23m
in Salt Spring Island, BC: MP opens her campaign office in the riding of Saanichβ€”Gulf Islands.
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Also: Our Web sites give us fantastically detailed data about what political stories are getting traction, where, and by whom. SNC/Ethics does pretty good with audiences.
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jumping on an β€œA-Ha!” moment in an story that’s been online for maybe 5 minutes.
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Replying to @Hal__Roberts
Last week: Not so much. A few announcements. A few million.
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Replying to @karen_vecchio
Right back at you!
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Axios 2h
SCOOP: President Trump has suggested multiple times to senior Homeland Security and national security officials that they explore using nuclear bombs to stop hurricanes from hitting the United States.
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Troy Reeb 4h
This is a frightening misinterpretation of the rules. A Canadian reporter on temporary assignment for Canadian media is not β€œimported labor.” Their job is in Canada, not the US - same as a Canadian businessperson visiting a US client or convention.
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Jim Watson 4h
My gratitude to all of the kind words that Ottawans have wished me - verbal and written - today at . I love this city. Super belles affiches sur la route pour le festival de La FiertΓ© 2019.
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David Akin πŸ‡¨πŸ‡¦ 6h
in Edmonton: MP makes a funding announcement.
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in Biarritz, France: attends a dinner.
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in Kenora, ON: MP accepts the nomination in the riding of Kenora.
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in Biarritz, France: meets with German Chancellor Angela Merkel
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in Sainte-Marie, QC: MP launches the national campaign.
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David Akin πŸ‡¨πŸ‡¦ 11h
in Biarritz, France: meets with Rwanda President Paul Kagame.
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Replying to @PainterMom101
It tracks spending announcements, i.e. press releases. So, no, there is no β€˜press release’ issued when you or I get a child benefit or OAS or UI cheque. Explainer of what database tracks here:
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David Akin πŸ‡¨πŸ‡¦ 12h
in Biarritz, France: participates in the Working Session on Africa.
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Rose Eveleth β–·β–· 22h
Woman wins ultramarathon, trophy confusion ensues: "While there was an award made for the first place female, there was no award prepared for the first place male. Instead, there was only a trophy for the overall winner, which was predicted to be a man."
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Click through for my daily newsletter for those with an interest in & Aug 25
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in Biarritz, France: meets with US President Donald Trump.
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David Akin πŸ‡¨πŸ‡¦ 18h
in Biarritz, France: participates in the Working Session on Strategic and Security Affairs/Global Economy.
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