Radio & Television

Canada invests $3 million to combat Covid-19 disinformation

OTTAWA — The federal government announced Tuesday funding for projects that will help to prevent misleading Covid-19 information and to support social cohesion across the country. Minister of Canadian Heritage Steven Guilbeault announced $3 million will be invested in several organizations through the Digital Citizen Initiative’s Digital Citizen Contribution Program. This funding will help combat false and misleading Covid-19 information as well as the racism and stigmatization that are often the result, says the news release. “We want to remind Canadians to be careful when searching for online information about Covid-19 and to ensure the reliability of the sources. We...

Our industry and COVID-19

We've gathered a number of links where Canadian cable, radio, television, telecom and wireless companies have posted their responses to the Covid-19 pandemic.