Unlike U.S., Canada plans coordinated attack on foreign election interference - 2019-09-04
The Trudeau government passed a law that took effect in mid-June demanding that Facebook, Google and other online publishers create an independent registry for people buying political ads accessible to all voters. | Dave Chan/Getty Images Canada Unlike U.S., Canada plans coordinated attack on foreign election interference Ahead of the October election, Canada finds itself on the front lines of the war on disinformation and hacking.
Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. presidential election rattled America's next-door neighbor so badly that Canada spent the last three years developing the most detailed plan anywhere in the Western world to combat foreign meddling in its upcoming election.
But with the country's national campaign to begin in a matter of weeks, one question remains: Will the efforts pay off?