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While the ECQ makes reasonable efforts to monitor and/or moderate content posted on its social media platforms, we cannot always respond in a timely manner to online requests for information. The ECQ will only respond to comments during standard business hours as the ECQ's social media sites are only monitored during these times.

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  • overtly political comments
  • defamatory comments

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