Read coverage of Canada's 44th federal election, including research memos from the Media Ecosystem Observatory's Canadian Election Misinformation Project and media commentary from our faculty members.

Canadians will see less politics on Facebook during election | CBC News

Published: 18 August 2021

August 18, 2021 | Facebook and other social media companies have done a lot over the past five years to address the problem of their platforms' being used by bad actors to influence elections or...

What Trudeau's Win Means for Canadian Foreign Policy | The Chicago Council on Global Affairs

Published: 7 October 2021

September 23, 2021 | Canada's 44th federal election didn't change much in terms of the partisan composition of Parliament. But as the Trudeau Liberals enter their third term, what will be different...

Political and Policy Implications of the Federal Election

Thursday, October 14, 2021 16:00to17:30

*This event is open exclusively to faculty and students of the Max Bell School.* /maxbellschoolCategory: Lectures

The Canadian Election Misinformation Project - Memo #2

Published: 30 September 2021

September 13, 2021 | The Media Ecosystem Observatory's Canadian Election Misinformation Project recently published a memo on how misinformation is fomenting violent protests among those who that...

The Canadian Election Misinformation Project - Memo #3

Published: 30 September 2021

September 16, 2021 | The Media Ecosystem Observatory's Canadian Election Misinformation Project's recent memo too a look at the American disinformation landscape, assessing the degree to which it...

Twitter's slap-down of Liberal video reveals growing role of social media giants in election | CBC News

Published: 7 September 2021

August 30, 2021 | In this CBC interview, Aengus Bridgman, director of the Media Ecosystem Observatory's Canadian Election Misinformation Project, provides an overview of the Project's first memo:...

McGill launches Canadian Election Misinformation Project

Published: 24 August 2021

August 19, 2021 | Mis- and dis-information are a growing threat to the integrity of free and fair elections and to the strength of democracies the world over. That is why McGill University and the...

Economists say NDP plan to hike tax on heavy emitters would cost Canadian jobs | Toronto Star

Published: 1 September 2021

August 31, 2021 | The NDP has pledged to close loopholes in Canada's carbon pricing regime that provide a discount to industrial polluters. Some economists, including Max Bell School director Chris...

Climate change and the election: Compare party platforms | CBC News

Published: 21 September 2021

September 12, 2021 | The 44th federal election campaign is over, and the Liberals have clung to their plurality of seats in the House of Commons, setting them up to form another minority government...



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