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Fake news – UK Parliament

Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Committee inquiry into the phenomenon of fake news — Read on http://www.parliament.uk/business/committees/committees-a-z/commons-select/digital-culture-media-and-sport-committee/inquiries/parliament-2017/fake-news-17-19/ Advertisements

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Sweden calls on citizens to prepare for war, terror attacks — and fake news | CBC News

Sweden is one of the first nations to directly warn its citizens, in plain language, about the perils of false information in the modern age — and to provide concrete advice on how to avoid falling for it. — Read … Continue reading

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About The Elders | The Elders

About The Elders | The Elders — Read on theelders.org/about An organization that inspires hope!

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Doing better at pushing for the truth

In this post, I talked about the importance of supporting Aymen Derbali.  To save others, Aymen put himself in the line of fire during the Québec mosque shooting in January 2017. Instead, we still have Québec politicians arguing over where to … Continue reading

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Remember the Children in Québec

The GoFundMe campaign for the Humboldt Broncos has raised $11.4 million to date.  It is the largest GoFundMe campaign in Canadian history and it is still going.  Many people have been touched by the deaths of the young hockey players – most … Continue reading

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Which comes first – Reconciliation or Experiencing Indigenous Cultures?

This past week, the teacher in charge of my daughter’s high school reconciliation committee decided to cancel this years’ Indigenous Arts event.  The explanation given was that people in the Indigenous community feel that non-Indigenous people need to reconcile before they are … Continue reading

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Is Canada’s democracy ready for a dire new age of weaponized news? – Politics – CBC News

Democracies around the world now have to contend with the threat of ‘political warfare,’ a collection of cybercrime tactics and weaponized fake news designed to cripple representative systems. Canada may not be prepared. — Read on http://www.cbc.ca/beta/news/politics/political-warfare-russia-hacks-1.4560505 …not quite as … Continue reading

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