Charlie Angus NDP (@CharlieAngusNDP )

Charlie Angus NDP

Bio 6 time elected MP for Timmins-James Bay, Singer with Grievous Angels. Author, Député, Musicien et Auteur.
Location Timmins-James-Bay
Tweets 18,5K
Followers 28,6K
Following 253
Account created 14-11-2010 13:53:02
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Twitter Web App : In the House today I spoke on the lack of beef plant capacity in Canada.
It is having a huge impact on beef farmers.
COVID has has a devastating impact on workers.
But it reminds us of the need to look at diversified kill capacity in the plants.
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Twitter Web App : Covid changes everything. It has exposed the weaknesses and the smugness of assumptions that kept the economy going - while seniors and workers were left further and further behind.

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Twitter Web App : We need a full inquiry into the abuse and negligence against seniors in the for profit home care systems.

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Twitter Web App : My daughter lives in Nashville & wore her mask to buy groceries. Guy yells at her: ‘Liberal pussy!’ Back story: she nearly died of H1N1. She was in the ICU for a week, on a ventilator for 3 days. She CANNOT get covid. The ignorance & hatred is so painful. She’s trying to survive.

Twitter Web App : #Breaking ⁦Globalnews.ca⁩ has seen docs and spoken to military members who allege abuse and neglect at care homes in Ontario. This story was a two week process. After we started asking qs PM says he will release the report later today. #cdnpoli #CAF globalnews.ca/news/6986338/m…

Twitter Web App : Breaking! In worldwide child rights ranking, Canada drops 5 places this year to an abysmal 54th (proportionate to its wealth). The worst score is in the child rights domain reflecting gov't budgets & legislation- 136-140th in the world. Read more here: kidsrights.org/research/kidsr…

Twitter Web App : The farmers market in Timmins plays a huge role for people in the summer. We can make this work in the age of COVID.

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Twitter Web App : Jimmy Cobb, the last member of the original Kind of Blue album with Miles Davis has died. He was 91.
He also played with Dizzy Gillespie and Billie Holiday.
Kind of Blue was the urban soundtrack for late 1950s nighttime America.

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Twitter Web App : Conservatives have done nothing to negotiate making Parliament work at this time.
Remember how Stephen Harper handled opposition in the 2008 economic crisis?
He shut Parliament down altogether.

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Twitter Web App : Accolades for Horgan, who teamed up with Singh to win a historic sick leave plan for all Canadian employees vancouversun.com/news/prime-min…

Twitter Web App : Thank you Jagmeet Singh & NDP for pushing the federal government to provide 2 weeks paid sick leave for all Canadian workers.

I know you’ll fight to ensure the government delivers on this promise & we’ll be with you pushing to make it permanent in Ontario & across Canada.

Twitter Web App : Just remember everyone If Trudeau had a majority there would be:

-No CERB
-No CESB
-No 75% wage subsidy
-No paid sick days

We have these things because of a strong NDP opposition in a minority parliment. #CERB #cdnpoli #NDP

Twitter Web App : COVID-19 has shown that too many Canadians cannot afford to not work when they are sick.
Every worker should be able take time off if they are sick. We’ll keep working to make sure that the federal government is helping make sure Canadian workers are safe now and beyond COVID-19

Twitter Web App : I am looking forward to the Building for Better Virtual Town hall on Tuesday with leading medical experts on how we can build a more resilient health care system in the age of COVID.
I am pleased that Jane Philpott will be joining us.
Don Davies MP will be co-hosting with us.

Twitter Web App : Palantir is a massive surveillance company notorious for their work with the CIA.
They are now cutting themselves in on the trade of tracking COVID cases.
@Justintrudeau needs to explain the nature of discussions with Palantir.
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Twitter Web App : We are back in Parliament.
New Democrats remain focused on ensuring that Parliament is there to help people who need support.
We pushed forbenefits for workers who must have to take time off if they are affected during the COVID crisis.
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Twitter Web App : As ⁦Jagmeet Singh⁩ & NDP House Leader ⁦Peter Julian⁩ have suggested some type of action from the federal government is needed now to support people with disabilities and sick leave for workers who contract #COVID -19. #HamOnt #StoneyCreek theglobeandmail.com/politics/artic…

Twitter Web App : Why is Palantir President David McNaughton meeting with key Liberal ministers?
He is not registered to lobby.
Is this the kind of company we want in charge of our personal medical information?
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