Trudeau government continues to push for social media censorship of ‘fake news’ when it fails to distinguish fact from fiction

Last week Public Safety Minister Ralph Goodale said the Trudeau government is looking “very, very carefully” at forcing social media companies to censor “toxic communications” on their platforms.

Goodale’s cryptic comments are just the latest refrain from a government that has continually pushed for censorship on social media — where most Canadians spend the majority of their time online.

But what exactly the Liberals’ definition of “toxic communications” or “fake news” is still up in the air.