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Digital Divide & Internet Policy

Canada needs a Digital New Deal

We find ourselves in at a point where we have the opportunity to push transformative policy change.

We need stronger anti-monopoly laws if we want to curb corporate influence in the news

Canada is no stranger to dynastic ownership of its media companies

Weaponizing fact-checking: What Canada needs to know

A strong fact-checking industry can stop the normalization of lying and advocate for policy changes. But the weaponization of fact-checking can cause irreversible harm.

Why can’t we know more about what political parties know about us?

As it stands right now, political parties in Canada face little oversight or transparency requirements for the data they collect and create about Canadian citizens.

“Whoever controls the media, controls the mind”

Media concentration in [the U.S. and Brazil] has reached phenomenal levels, and it is compounded by the massive spread of pernicious fake news.

When it mattered most

How Canada’s decades-old digital divide left communities disconnected during COVID-19

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