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#360 How An Extreme Catholic News Site Went Full QAnon
LifeSiteNews may be the biggest Canadian news outlet you’ve never heard of — a kind of Breitbart for traditionalist Catholics.
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#297 Vax Canadiana
Canadian media have lost the plot around the vaccine rollout. And a Montreal-based website makes the list of COVID-19 conspiracy theory superspreaders.
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#281 Anti-Maskers: How To Cover the Uncovered
Media’s anti-masker intrigue has Canadaland staff divided.
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#69 QAnon Comes To Canada
Cars, machinery, and now conspiracy theories. The U.S. continues its proud tradition of exports to Canada as QAnon gains traction north of the border. Marc-André Argentino joins to walk us through the origins and future of QAnon in Canada.
I Called Out A Sun Columnist For Spreading A COVID-19 Conspiracy Theory, And She Did Not Take It Well
Turns out I'm both "fake news" and a propagandist for China's Communist government
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#258 Snitch Nation
Do the same rules apply to Justin Trudeau and Andrew Scheer as to the rest of us? Do the rules matter any more? Could this finally be the end of conspiracy theories?
Rumours Of A Suppressed Globe Story About Justin Trudeau Are Bullshit
There is no evidence that Trudeau was once fired for an affair. There is no gag order. There is no Globe story.
Why Are We Still On A Witch-Hunt For “Marxists”?
In the conservative imagination, the term means everything and nothing
CANADALAND
#264 Quebec’s Fake News Problem
In English media, there are whole organizations and departments devoted to debunking fake news. But in Quebec, a lot of the work falls to one guy: Jeff Yates. He talks to guest host Brigitte Noël about the unique challenges of combatting fake news in French and why he thinks it's time to destigmatize sharing bogus stories.
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#189 The Media’s The Problem
Despite bringing the horrifying events at a private school in Toronto to the attention of police, the media have been getting some backlash from parents. A CBC columnist dared to call out the CBC on its Facebook practices, and Jesse makes some connections on the CANADALAND conspiracy cork board.