Twitterati

The #cdnfp Twitterati: Who We Wish Would Tweet More

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January 11, 2013

Louise Arbour President and CEO, International Crisis Group | @louise_arbour A former UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, Arbour now heads the International Crisis Group, one of the premier organizations working on conflict prevention and resolution. She is an authoritative voice in this area. Lloyd Axworthy President and Vice-Chancellor, University of Winnipeg | @lloydaxworthy As minister […]

The #cdnfp Twitterati: Thinkers and Doers

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January 11, 2013

Visiting Scholar, Massey College, University of Toronto | @avrilbenoit Avril Benoît is a former CBC broadcaster and Médecins Sans Frontières communications director. A humanitarian at heart, Benoît mostly tweets on overseas crises and Canadian foreign aid. Chris Blattman Assistant Professor, Columbia University | @cblatts Chris Blattman is a professor of international development at Columbia whose […]

The #cdnfp Twitterati: Who We’d Love To See Start Tweeting

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January 11, 2013

Mark Carney Governor of the Bank of Canada Carney is one of Canada’s most respected leaders, here at home and around the world. Canadians would love to follow his international financial moves more closely, especially after he shifts across the pond. Fen Hampson Distinguished Fellow and Director of the Global Security research program, CIGI A […]

The #cdnfp Twitterati: The CIC On Twitter

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January 11, 2013

National Office Staff The CIC@TheCIC The International Relations and Digital Technology Project@IRDTP Jennifer JeffsPresident | @jenjeffs Naomi JosephManaging Editor, International Journal | @naomi_joseph Taylor OwenSenior Editor, OpenCanada.org | @taylor_owen Claire SchachterDeputy Editor, OpenCanada.org | @c_schachter Laura SunderlandVice President, Programs | @laurasunderland Cameron TulkProduction Manager, OpenCanada.org | @CTulk Scott YoungSocial Media Editor, OpenCanada.org | @scottalyoung

The #cdnfp Twitterati: Politicians and Public Servants

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January 11, 2013

John Baird Canadian Minister of Foreign Affairs | @HonJohnBaird John Baird doesn’t mince words, whether on Twitter or the UN floor. Canada’s top diplomat rarely @replies, but last year he did take some time to answer questions that we crowdsourced via #askbaird. Paul Dewar Official Opposition Critic for Foreign Affairs, Canada | @PaulDewar Ottawa Centre […]

The #cdnfp Twitterati: Organizations

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January 11, 2013

Asia Pacific Foundation of Canada @AsiaPacificFdn From the Trans-Pacific Partnership to the panda pact, Canada spent much of 2012 building better ties with Asia. If you aren’t already, it’s a good time to start following Canada’s leading think tank on the region. After the CNOOC-#Nexen deal, what’s next for Canada-#China investment? by @markmackinnon ow.ly/gavad — […]

The #cdnfp Twitterati: Journalists and Writers

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January 11, 2013

Matthieu Aikins Journalist | @mattaikins Matthieu Aikins has reported from Afghanistan for the likes of Harper’s, The Atlantic and The Walrus since 2008, and as U.S. and NATO troops pull out, the Kabul-based Canadian journalist is staying put. His tweets cover all things AfPak, from tales of corruption to Korean food in Kabul. Hadeel Al-Shalchi […]