I’m starting a “best of” thread of how the fed & prov Cons behaved during the pandemic as a reminder for us many months from now when this is behind us and an election is looming. Feel free to help by adding links to articles or tweets in the replies below. I’ll start. #cdnpoli
Peddling conspiracy theories on the same day as the deadliest shooting in Canadian history. https://twitter.com/ishatreza/status/1251935597733740546
Alberta Ag Minister dismissed concerns of workers at a Cargill plant that ended up with a COVID outbreak. ☹️ https://twitter.com/lornedach/status/1252367129707331585?s=21 https://twitter.com/LorneDach/status/1252367129707331585
CPC MP lies about physical distancing at the PM’s pressers and gets called out by a journo https://twitter.com/glen_mcgregor/status/1251963565206114307?s=21 https://twitter.com/glen_mcgregor/status/1251963565206114307
More flouting of physical distancing by CPC leader on the flight the govt sent for him & 2 other MPs https://twitter.com/ishatreza/status/1250091927460085766?s=21 https://twitter.com/ishatreza/status/1250091927460085766
Forcing other parties to show up to the HoC even though public health is advising us all to work from home and the Senate has found a way to work remotely. Reminder 4/5 parties agreed to a mostly virtual HoC, but not CPC. https://twitter.com/ishatreza/status/1251968349103427590?s=21 https://twitter.com/ishatreza/status/1251968349103427590
Lobbing baseless attacks against the WHO in lockstep with Trump in the midst of a pandemic when we need more international coordination and collaboration. https://twitter.com/ishatreza/status/1250665283452272640?s=21 https://twitter.com/ishatreza/status/1250665283452272640
Ontario govt cut public health a year ago. Let’s not forget THAT little detail amidst all his tshirt wearing hauling of PPE photo ops. https://twitter.com/sophsa/status/1251620582573199369?s=21 https://twitter.com/sophsa/status/1251620582573199369
Not #PhysicalDistancing in the HoC on the first day back after his party couldn’t agree to a virtual parliament. https://twitter.com/ishatreza/status/1252291996007444480?s=21 https://twitter.com/ishatreza/status/1252291996007444480
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