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The internet giant uses blacklists, algorithm tweaks and an army of contractors to shape what you see Every minute, an estimated 3.8 million queries are typed into Google, prompting its algorithms to spit out results for...
he first person I interviewed for this story⁠—days before I knew I would write it, because I felt ashamed—was my husband. Who else could I ask about my private parts being probed by a stranger? If...
Only a fraction of YouTube recommendations on Canadian political videos are relevant YouTube's recommendation algorithm seems to be trying to actively steer users away from political content and toward more viral or popular videos, an in-depth...
The purchase comes at a challenging time for the social media giant Facebook has agreed to acquire CTRL-Labs, a technology startup that is building software to let people control a digital avatar using only their thoughts....
Dear creators and artists, As I do every quarter, I’d like to pause and reflect on my priorities and how I can help you be successful on YouTube. But rather than our usual update on this...
Concerns over how social media impacts teenagers’ wellbeing and quality of life have been overblown and are not supported by solid evidence, according to researchers from the University of Oxford.1 The research team from the Oxford...
Groups advertising on Facebook target Canadians with messages on pipelines, climate change Facebook users in B.C. and Alberta have been bombarded with political ads supporting pipelines, while Ontario users of the social network are seeing attacks...
Bernier, an outspoken climate-change denier, was responding to the agency's warning that ads could be considered partisan simply because of the position of the People's Party The man whose position on climate change is at the...
Carlos Maza, the controversial host of the show “Strikethrough,” appears to be on the way out at Vox Media. Maza was engaged in a running battle with right-wing provocateur Steven Crowder, whom the openly gay Latino...
If the Liberals are concerned about misinformation poisoning the electorate, they might want to start cleaning up their own house. A study released last week by the Digital Democracy Project, a joint venture between the Public Policy...


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Ministry of Natural Resources & Forestry (MNRF) protects Ontario’s biodiversity while promoting economic opportunities in the resource sector. The ministry conducts scientific research and uses its findings to promote sustainability of Ontario’s forests, fish and wildlife resources, to protect the province from forest fires, floods and droughts and to lead the management of Ontario’s Crown lands, water, oil, gas, salt and aggregates resources, including making Crown land available for renewable energy projects.