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Twittering Canada’s Federal Budget

CBCNews Twitter FeedCanada’s Federal Budget is rolling in, and one of the best ways to get a glimpse of the picture is through Twitter. @CBCNews just posted a number of “updates” on their Twitter Feed, which I thought made for a fun image. In TweetDeck you can set up groups of similar feed, in the image, I have a group called News, in which I track services such as CBC and the New York Times. Note the hash tag, #cdnbudget, which links to all of the search results for that tag on Twitter in real time. The other fun tool is TwitScoop, which shows the growth of discussion in the past hours.


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Mike Thomas

Mike Thomas P.Eng. ENV SP, is the author of and Director of Engineering at the City of Revelstoke in the Interior of British Columbia, Canada. If I post something here that you find helpful as you navigate the world of engineering, planning and building communities, that’s wonderful. But when push comes to shove: This is my personal blog. The views expressed on these pages are mine alone and not those of my employer.