Canadian politician Jon Reyes made headlines globally after he tweeted a photo of his wife shoveling snow on their doorstep following her 12-hour shift as a paramedic. In a tweet posted on January 8, Reyes praised his wife, Cynthia, for clearing the snow in their driveway after coming home from a night shift.
The politician also appreciated other frontline workers like Cynthia and praised her energy. Reyes’ tweet mentions that he was preparing his wife’s breakfast while she shoveled the snow.
The photo of his wife clearing snow in Jon’s driveway was taken from a window. This further angered people on Twitter because it seemed that this politician did not help his wife with the housework.
“Why don’t you do that?” – Netizens are angry at Jon Reyes’ tweet
Countless tweets aimed at Criticized politician he took a picture and complimented his wife on Twitter instead of helping her. Some also repeated that Jon should have shoveled snow instead of his wife, Cynthia.
On Saturday, when the tweet was posted, Manitoba had an average high of -13.1°C (or 8.6 F) and a low of -23°C (or -9.4 F). Many tweets mocked Reyes for cooking Cynthia’s breakfast in the comfort of his home while his wife cleared the snow outside the property in such cold weather. The tweets also asked Jon Reyes to delete the post.
A tweet from Cynthia’s profile has resurfaced after Jon’s post went viral. The tweet said:
“All I want to do is shovel!”
However, some people think this account is fake as it only had this tweet without followers when it was first uploaded.
What is known about Jon Reyes and his wife, Cynthia?
Reyes is a member of Manitoba’s Progressive Conservative Party and is Canada’s Minister of Economic Development and Employment. His political career began in 2016, after which he became Special Envoy for Military Affairs. Politicians also have many military experience since serving in the Canadian Forces, where he served for nearly a decade.
While the exact date of Jon and Cynthia’s marriage is unknown, they are said to have two children – daughter Reyna and son Miguel. It is known that this politician has two small businesses with his wife. One of the two properties is a UPS store at the Kenaston general shopping center near Winnipeg. The couple owned the store for a decade, from 2008 to 2018.
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According to her LinkedIn profile, Cynthia Reyes is a registered nurse at the largest healthcare facility in Manitoba, the Health Science Center (HSC). Cynthia is also affiliated with an online community for nurses called EntrepreNurse.
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