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Poll finds 90 per cent of Canadians have fallen for fake news

Published: 2019-06-11T04:01:25Z 

The poll found that 81 per cent believe it negatively affects Canadian politics, while 80 per cent say fake news has a negative impact on the political ...

How Export Development Canada overlooked red flags about South Africa's notorious Gupta family

Published: 2019-06-10T22:41:15Z 

It became a vivid symbol of the Guptas, their political power and the vast ... How did a Canadian Crown corporation become the financier for such a ...

Freeland: Canada has 'great interest' in reports of attacks on journalists in Russia

Published: 2019-06-10T22:07:30Z 

Freeland, a journalist before she entered politics, told reporters, "We are ... She said Canada has already imposed sanctions on an "extensive list" of ...

Canada 'closely following' reports of attacks on journalists in Russia: Freeland

Published: 2019-06-10T22:07:30Z 

Cotler said the report identifies "the individual architects of this repression" and called on the Canadian government to impose targeted financial ...

'Break the silence': Human rights group urges Ottawa to help free Russian political prisoners

Published: 2019-06-10T21:44:44Z 

Kara-Murza said western governments, including Canada's, used to regularly raise the plight of political prisoners with Kremlin officials during the ...

Stop using my grandpa's name, actor Kiefer Sutherland warns Doug Ford

Published: 2019-06-10T18:48:58Z 

Canadian actor Kiefer Sutherland, the grandson of renowned former ... Lisa MacLeod to stop using his grandfather's name for their own political ends.

Raptors telecast to be thick with political advertising as duelling groups attack Trudeau, Scheer

Published: 2019-06-10T18:45:00Z 

Global News was tipped about the organization and about Shaping Canada's Future decision to buy ad space on the televised broadcast ahead of the ...

Kiefer Sutherland says Doug Ford 'no Tommy Douglas'

Published: 2019-06-10T18:22:30Z 

Actor Kiefer Sutherland was not impressed by Ontario Premier Doug Ford's evocation of his grandfather, famed Canadian politician Tommy Douglas, ...

Canada's treatment of Indigenous women not a 'genocide': Andrew Scheer

Published: 2019-06-10T16:49:16Z 

The report included a lengthy argument for why Canada's "series of actions ... Trudeau: World can learn lesson from Canada after MMIWG inquiry ... Marion Buller said it's unfortunate when a political leader rejects a finding of a .... Sign up for a fresh take on Canadian political news with Capital Dispatch, ...

Plastic straws and bags no more: Canada aims to clean up its act

Published: 2019-06-10T15:38:00Z 

Canada may require manufacturers to use a set amount of recycled content, the government said. Also, federal and provincial authorities will work ...

Nicaragua frees 50 more considered political prisoners

Published: 2019-06-10T15:22:30Z 

The Civic Alliance opposition group recently said that 186 government .... VANCOUVER (NEWS 1130) – As the country marks the start of Canadian ...

Singh making pitch for more affordable cell, internet services

Published: 2019-06-10T15:06:58Z 

"The best way to address the digital divide is through greater competition in Canada's telecommunications sector, we are heartened to see political ...

Trudeau eyeing a Canadian ban on single-use plastics by 2021

Published: 2019-06-10T13:32:27Z 

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced Monday that the government is ... "I'm very pleased to announce that as early as 2021, Canada will ban ...

Plastic straws and bags no more: Canada aims to clean up its act

Published: 2019-06-10T13:26:35Z 

OTTAWA (Reuters) - Canada plans to ban some single-use plastics like straws, ... Canada recently became entangled in a political dispute with the ...

Morning Brief: Single-use plastics and the ease of being Green

Published: 2019-06-10T11:03:45Z 

Today's Morning Brief is brought to you by the Canadian Association of Defence and Security Industries. ... The Trudeau government will announce steps today toward halting Canada's contribution of single-use ... IN OTHER NEWS.

The race for the NBA championship and to define Andrew Scheer

Published: 2019-06-10T11:01:52Z 

(Canadian Press) (For more on the politics of the Raptors' playoff run, check out the weekend politics show ... (Global News, Roy Green audio tweet).

Single-use plastic ban

Published: 2019-06-10T10:07:30Z 

The federal government will announce a plan today to ban harmful ... The Canadian Press granted the government sources anonymity because they were ... Park outside Scotiabank Arena — the organization said in a news release.

Facebook's political -ad tool

Published: 2019-06-10T10:07:30Z 

Kevin Chan, the head of public policy for Facebook Canada, says the ..... "I accept the science on anthropogenic climate change," he said at a news ...

In the news today, June 10

Published: 2019-06-10T08:35:24Z 

Excitement is building across Canada for a game that could win the Toronto ... The federal government will announce a plan today to ban harmful ...

Facebook launches political ad tool, but still allows some controversial content

Published: 2019-06-10T08:19:08Z 

Kevin Chan, the head of public policy for Facebook Canada, says the company is trying to go beyond the standards set in the Liberal government's ...