Canada is spending taxpayer’s money to fight online “misinformation”

Jan 18, 2023 | Political News

Their democratic credibility is not the only thing some governments are willing to part with, as they obsessively “combat online disinformation:” there’s also money.

In , millions are being spent to this end, the latest revealed instance being the funding of “research projects.”

A total of 16 such schemes will receive $1.2 million of taxpayer money, with the Department of Canadian Heritage announcement justifying this as essentially the need and the way to – preserve democracy.