May 19, 2017

Countering Right-Wing Extremist Radicalization

by Daniel Gallant

Right-wing extremism is alive and well in Canada! Learn about this problem that exists at all levels of our society and what is done to address it in Daniel Gallant’s Ideas Lab paper: Countering Right-Wing Extremist Radicalization- Where to take our policy toolkits next: In-formed and re-formed perspectives of a former violent extremist

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May 3, 2017

Spies vs. Reporters: Multiple cases of police spying on reporters in Quebec

Freedom of the press is essential to democracy. According to Reporters without Borders, Canada now ranks 22nd in the World Press Freedom Index, which represents a drop of 14 ranks since 2015. On the occasion of World Press Freedom Day (May 3), CCUNESCO asked Grant Buckler, journalist and member of CJFE’s Canadian Issues Committee, to write a reflection paper on the topic. Read it here.

April 26, 2017

Dezinformatsiya: The past, present and future of ‘fake news’

We hear a lot about fake news lately, but do you really know what they are, who make them and for what reasons? Access to reliable information is crucial for democracy, this is the reason why UNESCO and CCUNESCO are committed to raise awareness about this important problem. CCUNESCO asked Dr. Christopher Dornan from Carleton University to write a reflection paper on this topic. Read it here.