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The Reach of Russian Propaganda & Disinformation in Canada

posted on 2023-10-11, 13:32 authored by Social Media LabSocial Media Lab, Anatoliy GruzdAnatoliy Gruzd, Philip Mai, Felipe Bonow Soares, Alyssa Saiphoo

This report examines the extent to which Canadians are exposed to and might be influenced by pro-Kremlin propaganda on social media based on a census-balanced national survey of 1,500 Canadians conducted between May 12–31, 2022. Among other questions, the survey asked participants about their social media use, news consumption about the war in Ukraine, political leanings, as well as their exposure to and belief in common pro-Kremlin narratives.