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Canada should regulate social media firms to protect election, says international group

Published: 2019-06-11T22:14:04Z 

The federal government should regulate social media giants to better protect the ... for the group and a former federal justice minister. told CBC News.

Canadian voters give low marks to federal party leaders, poll finds

Published: 2019-06-11T21:56:15Z 

The leaders of the three major political parties have a net disapproval rating, with just 34 per cent of respondents saying they approve of Prime ...

Arts and culture should be at the centre of Canadian diplomacy, says Senate committee

Published: 2019-06-11T21:33:45Z 

The federal government should invest more money and resources in promoting Canadian culture as a tool for diplomacy, says a report released ...

Federal tourism agency to sponsor Canada Day gala in Beijing even as Kovrig, Spavor remain jailed

Published: 2019-06-11T20:38:35Z 

A federal government Crown corporation is billed as the main sponsor of a Canada Day-themed gala in Beijing later this month, even as two ...

The Sprout: A Trump mixup with Mexico

Published: 2019-06-11T19:41:15Z 

Here's today's agriculture news. The Lead ... Grain Farmers of Ontario have made public its ask of Canada's political parties, ahead of fall's election.

More than 60% of web users support governments censoring fake news : Ipsos poll

Published: 2019-06-11T17:13:32Z 

Canadian and American respondents fell on the lower end of the scale, with ... what constitutes fake news should be the purview of the government.

Editorial: Vigilance the best protection from plague of fake news

Published: 2019-06-11T16:44:53Z 

The technology doesn't seem to have been used in U.S. or Canadian politics, though it may have played some role in a political crisis in Gabon earlier ...

Kiefer Sutherland slams politicians for using his famed grandfather's name to push agendas

Published: 2019-06-11T16:18:45Z 

Kiefer Sutherland is calling out two prominent Canadian politicians. The Designated Survivor star, whose grandfather on his mother's side was Tommy ...

Mark Critch: Laughter, love and legacy from the Rock to the Hill

Published: 2019-06-11T13:52:30Z 

Mark Critch has been bringing happiness and laughter to Canadian ... literary and political circles together, benefitting the Writers' Trust of Canada. ... knowing that they would always be about a major news story he didn't want to ...

Politics Briefing: Group urges new sanctions against Russians

Published: 2019-06-11T12:45:00Z 

If the Bank of Canada is already managing monetary policy to maximize employment and price stability ... Got a news tip that you'd like us to look into?

Morning Brief: Raptors, closure and whales (oh my)

Published: 2019-06-11T11:15:00Z 

Today's Morning Brief is brought to you by the Canadian Association of Defence and Security Industries. ... In a bid to move things along, the government's Leader in the House Bardish Chagger gave notice of ... IN OTHER NEWS.

Morning Update: Raptors drop Game 5; a call to sanction more Russians; Cirque's quest to go public

Published: 2019-06-11T09:22:30Z 

In early 2015, Export Development Canada, the federal government's export credit agency, agreed to ... Got a news tip that you'd like us to look into?

Poll finds 90% of Canadians have fallen for fake news

Published: 2019-06-11T08:02:25Z 

Ninety per cent of Canadians say they have fallen for fake news online, with many ... Fake news less likely to affect political discussions in Canada.

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

Published: 2019-06-10T23:36:29Z 

Canada 'closely following' reports of attacks on journalists in Russia: ... Freeland, a journalist before she entered politics, told reporters, "We are ...

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 ...

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

Published: 2019-06-10T09:57:44Z 

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