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John Griffin
Opinions are my own and tend to be on (in no particular order) urbanism, issues of inequality, MENA, Canucks. M&E Coordinator (he/him)
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John Griffin 18h
Younger me making fun of older people's grasp on social media: "Are you doing a Facebook?" Me today:"Did you see did a twitch with ."
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John Griffin Nov 20
Replying to @Julie_C_Hwang
just straight peach schnapps
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Sustainabiliteens Nov 16
The Canadian Taxpayers Federation is a conservative lobbying group attempting to suppress youth voices in politics! Our watch party tomorrow is meant to get young people involved in municipal politics
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John Griffin Nov 12
Make no mistake they'll always find a way to blame the left.
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John Griffin Nov 11
Replying to @CodeforAus
Recording available for those of us stuck in less enjoyable time zone?
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John Griffin Nov 11
Replying to @dfergusson @Kate_Bunni
People reading Dickens: "Debtors prisons! How awful, what a horrid time these people lived in. Good thing we've evolved so much since then. People seeing tents in parks: Ack! Crime is overrunning our city lock all these people up.
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John Griffin Nov 11
Really worth checking out for Municipalities in particular. See what others are still getting done at the local level despite the challenges of COVID.
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John Griffin Nov 11
I've been on trains that move faster, and more importantly I can drink a beer without spilling on those.
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Canada in the World Nov 10
Replying to @canadainthewrld
Most veterans of the First World War did not return home feeling patriotic/proud of what they’d survived. They were angry at the generals, politicians, and capitalists who had put them through such hell. Many returned home as revolutionaries, protested against war monuments. (16)
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John Griffin Nov 10
I am very interested actually, thank you!
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John Griffin Nov 10
Really enjoyed listening to 's talk with on Digital transformation in the face of a pandemic;
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John Griffin Nov 9
Finished these two awhile ago. Arthur Manuel's Unsettling Canada provides a very necessary retelling of the government's most recent historty with this land's indigenous people. Ben Green's The Smart Enough City reminds us of what is important when reimagining our cities.
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John Griffin Nov 9
Replying to @le_shipster
My partner is making her way through and gotta say it's interesting hearing from someone who was never exposed to Canadian history (Erica so she can make some guesses) read it. Great work!
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John Griffin Nov 9
Of course and your point is well made. I've spent too long reading tweets from those in Vancouver who use equality as a crutch to their arguments w/ no actually care to address it. The downside of twitter.😒
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John Griffin Nov 8
's book Rights in Transit ii s a great source on some of this. If people are going to push back against change due to concerns about equality let's see them push for more equitable change instead of just voicing opposition. Passivity is not support.
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Code for Canada 🇨🇦 Nov 7
Hi! 👋🏾 We're hiring a new Communications Coordinator. It's a great opportunity to use storytelling and communication to drive change. We're also a really *human* organization—we care A LOT about making sure our team is happy and effective.
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John Griffin Nov 7
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John Griffin Nov 7
Replying to @Justin_Ling
A photo collection of week old 🎃's sagging, rotten, and half eaten by squirrels would be perfect for 2020
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John Griffin Nov 7
Replying to @Uber_Support
Yeah and you're DM says the same thing every time "oh we sent you an email for support respond there" and this tweet is just explaining what happens when I do that...nothing
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John Griffin Nov 7
So the culmination of all this was Uber basically saying sometimes we send you fake promos, we're really sorry and we hope you can find it in your heart to forgive us...but we're going to keep flooding your inbox with more fake promos though.
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