CSIS threat-reduction powers, granted in 2015, are seen as a tool to address foreign influence in Canada’s upcoming election campaign.
Canada’s intelligence agencies have already identified foreign influence campaigns playing out in advance of the election.
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“Threat actors are seeking to influence the Canadian public and interfere with Canada’s democratic institutions and processes,” a CSIS spokesperson said.
“Seeing the tweets declaring that Kamala isn’t black enough because her parents are from Jamaica and India, I had an immediate flashback to the 2008 campaign.”
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Presidential candidate and South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg planned to address the violence at a town hall on Sunday, which was scheduled to address a separate police shooting.
“Facebook likes to make a PR move and say that they’re doing something, but they don’t always follow up on that.”
“These posters — and the conspiracists who amplify them — help intensify anti-Muslim sentiment in a way that is destructive to democracy.”
Election authorities could still investigate false or misleading content like doctored videos, but the social media giant said it’s not its role to decide where the “line” is.
Third parties in Canada can spend unlimited money on political ads before June 30.
“First and foremost — clinics are still open.”
Never Again Canada, which has nearly 235,000 followers, spreads misleading content and uses a URL-masking technique to deceive its audience.
Extremists often hijack online discussions among vulnerable communities to sow division and spread disinformation.
The hoax — which said Schiff had agreed to “financially sponsor” a bill recognizing the Armenian genocide — was picked up by several outlets, including Radio Free Europe.
Social media will remain blocked while security forces investigate the bombings.
Six of the blasts simultaneously targeted churches and five-star hotels.
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