Election

Rumours Of A Suppressed Globe Story About Justin Trudeau Are Bullshit

CANADALAND It’s a bit funny that there has been so much fear over a Russian disinformation effort in this election, given that Canadians seem perfectly willing to churn out disinformation all on our own. In recent weeks, rumours and innuendo have swirled suggesting that The Globe and Mail has been working on a hot scoop […]

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No Indigenous Journalist Among Debate Moderators. Instead, An Offer To Be A Human “Mic Stand.”

CANADALAND At tonight’s federal leaders’ debate, Canadians will watch as candidates face questions from a panel of moderators comprised of no fewer than five accomplished journalists. But despite efforts made by the Aboriginal People’s Television Network (APTN), to ensure that one would be an Indigenous journalist, no such representation will occur. Instead, representatives from the […]

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Immigration top of mind at federal debate in North Bay

North Bay Nugget The federal election candidates in Nipissing-Timiskaming — Conservative Jordy Carr, left, Green Party candidate Alexander Gomm, People’s Party candidate Mark King, New Democrat Rob Boulet and Liberal Anthony Rota — stand at their podiums before the start of the YourTV debate, Tuesday night. Michael Lee/The Nugget jpg, NB This year’s candidates in […]

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You’ll be able to contribute to 2020 presidential campaigns via Alexa

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links Prasit photo via Getty Images With debates underway and just a few months until the first primaries, 2020 presidential election campaigns are in full swing, and you’ll soon have another way to donate to your favorite candidate. Campaigns can sign up to receive contributions via Alexa and, from next month, […]

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There Are 420 Days Left Until The 2020 Presidential Election

News – High Times If you’re counting down the 2020 presidential election, today marks an important milestone on the campaign trail, with 420 days left until it’s time to cast your ballot. And if, like many Americans, you’re making marijuana policy reform a priority next year, as in finally making marijuana legal across the United […]

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Russia accuses Facebook, Google of violating political ad laws

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links AP Photo/Pavel Golovkin Russia is once again butting heads with internet giants over their political advertising. Communications regulator Roskomnadzor has accused Facebook and Google of allowing political ads during regional elections on September 8th despite being a ban on running ads both during the vote and the day before. Officials […]

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Facebook, Google meet intelligence agencies to talk 2020 election security

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links MARK RALSTON/AFP/Getty Images Both intelligence agencies and tech companies are gearing up to secure the 2020 US election, and that apparently includes some heart-to-heart conversations between the two. Bloomberg sources have learned that Facebook, Google, Microsoft and Twitter are meeting members of the FBI, Homeland Security and the Office of […]

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New president, new image for chamber

Timmins Daily Press Nancy Mageau, left, shares a hug with Val Venneri during the presidential exchange at the Timmins Chamber of Commerce Presidential Rock, Friday. Elena De Luigi/The Daily Press Picasa / jpg, TD Be involved, listen, be active and work to help the community. That was the message outgoing Timmins Chamber of Commerce president […]

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Responsible Reporting on The Overdose Crisis Is Crucial For Canadian Voters

CANADALAND With the Canadian federal election coming, journalism about candidates’ policies on issues like housing, immigration, and public health is immensely important for assisting Canadians in making an informed decision on who they will vote for.  For this election, the overdose crisis is a public health emergency of unique significance: over 10,300 Canadians have died […]

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Facebook once again tightens requirements for US political advertisers

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links MARK RALSTON/AFP/Getty Images Facebook is bracing itself for the 2020 US election by further toughening its requirements for political ads. The social network now requires more information from advertisers before it approves their disclaimers, including a tax-registered organization ID number, a Federal Election Commission ID number and a government website […]

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