Tag Archives: Canadian-politics

Elections Canada proposes measures to protect nomination contests from interference

Elections Canada is proposing possible changes to protect the political nomination process from foreign interference. These include banning non-citizens from participating in candidate selection, requiring parties to publish contest rules and explicitly prohibiting certain practices, such as voting more than once. The Federal Election Agency outlines the proposed steps in a discussion guide intended to help chief election officer St├ęphane …

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Canada warns Russian ‘bot farm’ uses AI to spread disinformation online – National

Canadian security officials are warning of a Russian propaganda campaign that used the social media site X to spread disinformation online. According to the Canadian Centre for Cybersecurity, individuals affiliated with RT, formerly known as Russia Today, are operating a social media bot farm on behalf of the Russian government. Officials say fake social media users are being created to …

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