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Chrystia Freeland was urged to tell China to stop 'inaccurate' talk about Canada's justice system

Published: 2019-05-29T05:03:45Z 

The call never happened, but Freeland was to talk to State Councillor Yang Jiechi, the director of the party's political bureau, on Dec. 20, 10 days after ...

Facebook takes heat from global politicians after Zuckerberg, Sandberg defy subpoena

Published: 2019-05-28T23:26:15Z 

In response to the ignored subpoena, the Canadian members of the ... users to make their own decisions and spread the news that the video is fake.

Scheer vows to end 'illegal' border crossings as part of immigration policy plan

Published: 2019-05-28T23:03:45Z 

Sign up for our Capital Dispatch newsletter, for all the latest politics news ... Conservative Party of Canada leader Andrew Scheer announces his ...

Bill C-71 Passes Final Vote in Senate as New Law to Ban Guns

Published: 2019-05-28T22:16:28Z 

TheGunBlog.ca — Bill C-71 passed its third and final vote in the Canadian ... Hostile Political Force ... Bill Blair, Trudeau's minister exploring a "full ban" on handguns and many rifles and shotguns, told CTV News two weeks ago he ...

Zuckerberg's snub irks Canadian lawmakers

Published: 2019-05-28T22:07:30Z 

OTTAWA — Canadian lawmakers fumed on Monday when Facebook Inc. founder ... Kevin Chan and Neil Potts, both global policy directors at Facebook, ... and Twitter — with questions about how they handle fake news and privacy.

Is pursuit of Canadian oil independence more of a political pitch than economics?

Published: 2019-05-28T21:56:15Z 

Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer says he wants to end Canadian imports of foreign oil by 2030, a move experts say would mostly affect purchases ...

Facebook refuses to remove false content during Canadian election

Published: 2019-05-28T20:44:29Z 

Facebook refuses to remove false content during Canadian election ... Earlier, Canadian MPs on the committee — Liberal, Conservative and New Democrat — voted ... to help the Canadian government safeguard the election from misinformation and foreign .... Complete Canadian local news coverage.

Students take Ontario government to court over optional fee policy

Published: 2019-05-28T20:17:27Z 

TORONTO -- The Canadian Federation of Students has launched a court challenge against the Ontario government's decision to allow college and ...

NAFTA bill lets Trudeau cabinet wait and see what US Congress does

Published: 2019-05-28T19:52:30Z 

But if Canadians could avoid higher drug costs by agreeing to what Congress wants, it might be poor politics for the Trudeau government to continue ...

Lobby groups plan ad blitzes before new election rules kick in

Published: 2019-05-28T19:52:30Z 

Canadian political parties and lobby groups are expected to spend millions on advertising over the next month in a big-money push for their political ...

Anti-immigration party says NS Legions censoring its political rights

Published: 2019-05-28T19:41:15Z 

A controversial federal political party opposed to immigration and multiculturalism says it is being censored after the Royal Canadian Legion cancelled ...

New book aims to start conversations around Canadian -ness

Published: 2019-05-28T19:30:00Z 

New book aims to start conversations around Canadian-ness ... people to get the facts about what candidates, or political parties, stand for," he said.

Is quest for Canadian oil independence more a political pitch than economics?

Published: 2019-05-28T18:56:15Z 

Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer says he wants to end Canadian ... Sign up for our Capital Dispatch newsletter, for all the latest politics news.

Freeland told China to stop spreading 'inaccurate' information on legal system

Published: 2019-05-28T15:45:09Z 

Sign up for our Capital Dispatch newsletter, for all the latest politics news ... China's Foreign Minister Wang Yi, second right, and Canada's Foreign ...

Freeland says Chinese minister won't talk with her about detainees

Published: 2019-05-28T15:35:58Z 

"It is important to understand that under the Canadian legal system and Constitution there can be no political interference in the judicial process.".

Facebook's Zuckerberg, Sandberg get unprecedented order to appear at committee if ever in Canada

Published: 2019-05-28T15:13:44Z 

In an unprecedented move on Tuesday, Canadian MPs on the House of ... Potts, Facebook's public policy director, over the latter dodging questions.

Citizenship oath changes?

Published: 2019-05-28T15:11:15Z 

Jim Balsillie, Council of Canadian Innovators, arrives to appear as a witness at ... spread fake news, sow dissension and manipulate election outcomes. ..... After years of delay and political arm-twisting, Canada has made a claim to a ...

JIM BALSILLIE : 'Data is not the new oil – it's the new plutonium'

Published: 2019-05-28T14:48:45Z 

Disinformation and fake news are just two of the many negative outcomes from ... The fact that Canadian political parties are still not subject to privacy ...

JIM BALSILLIE : 'Data is not the new oil – it's the new plutonium'

Published: 2019-05-28T14:48:45Z 

Politicians from Canada and 10 other countries have gathered to consider how ... Disinformation and fake news are just two of the many negative outcomes from ... The fact that Canadian political parties are still not subject to privacy ...

Tech pioneer sounds alarm

Published: 2019-05-28T14:48:45Z 

A Canadian high-tech pioneer says a "toxic" social-media business model is ... up of politicians from Canada, the United Kingdom, Argentina, Belgium, Brazil, ... spread fake news, sow dissension and manipulate election outcomes.