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Foreign interference in Canada’s upcoming vote ‘very likely,’ spy agency says

By Beatrice Paez      

Discussions with social media giants on how they plan to safeguard their platforms from the spread of misinformation and disinformation have been 'progressing slowly,' says Democratic Institutions Minister Karina Gould.

Democratic Institutions Minister Karina Gould says 'more transparency' is needed from tech giants on their efforts to protect the democratic process from interference as the election looms. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade

PARLIAMENT HILL—Canada will “very likely” be a target of foreign interference, though it’s “improbable” that it will be on the same scale orchestrated by Russia in its 2016 presidential election, warns Canada’s electronic spy agency.

Beatrice Paez

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


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