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Gould says she doesn’t have ‘full confidence’ Facebook will meet Ottawa’s expectations to implement electoral safeguards

By Beatrice Paez      

'I don’t have the assurances that give me the full confidence that they will be completely seized with this, which is why I continue to have conversations with them,' Democratic Institutions Minister Karina Gould told the Ethics Committee.

Democratic Institutions Minister Karina Gould says conversations with social media companies about the government's expectations are ongoing. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade

Democratic Institutions Minister Karina Gould signalled the government is warming up to the idea of requiring social media giants to remove inflammatory content that threatens violence, but says her current mandate limits her from tackling that issue.

Beatrice Paez

Beatrice Paez is the digital editor at The Hill Times.
- bpaez@hilltimes.com


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