The fallout from a Facebook whistleblower's explosive revelations this month continues to descend on Canada as politicians and experts grapple with how to regulate Big Tech amid renewed questions on the harm it can wreak.
A broad swath of Canadians has a sour view of Facebook, with half of respondents to a new poll saying it should be regulated or broken up as a "corporate image" crisis rocks the social media giant yet again.
In a tweet Wednesday, the leader of the People's Party of Canada called three journalists from mainstream news outlets “idiots” and listed their emails, writing: “They want to play dirty, we will play dirty too.”
Federal leaders pointed fingers and fired rounds at each other on Thursday, September 16, 2021, over the spiralling COVID-19 crisis in Alberta, each seeking to forge a link in voters' minds between the province's dire health emergency and the others' policies.
Five federal party leaders jousted over health and child care, the environment and Quebec identity politics in the first of two official election debates on Wednesday, September 8, 2021, evening as they sought to sway francophone voters before election day on Sept. 20, 2021.