Canada 2020 Studio Series: Combating Misinformation

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As we head into a crucial federal election, how can we work together to stop the spread of misinformation?

We want to better understand how to spot misinformation online and work to prevent its corrosive impact on democracy.

On September 12, 2019, Canada 2020 invites you to a free public event to discuss the spread and impact of misinformation, and the challenges facing Canadians as we head towards the 2019 election.

We will be joined by:

RICHARD FADDEN: Former National Security Advisor to the Prime Minister of Canada, former Deputy Minister of National Defence and former Director of CSIS

KATIE GIBBS: Executive Director of Evidence for Democracy

ELIZABETH DUBOIS: Assistant Professor of Communications at the University of Ottawa

FEN HAMPSON: Director of Global Security Research at the Centre for International Governance Innovation and Co-Director of the Global Commission on Internet Governance

DAVID MOSCROP: Author of Too Dumb for Democracy, writer for Macleans’ Magazine and columnist at the Washington Post

With more to be announced soon.

Featured Participants

  • David Moscrop
    Author of Too Dumb for Democracy, writer for Mclean’s Magazine and columnist at the Washington Post Bio
  • Elizabeth Dubois
    Assistant Professor of Communication at the University of Ottawa Bio
  • Fen Olser Hampson
    Chancellor’s professor at Carleton University Bio
  • Katie Gibbs
    Executive Director of Evidence for Democracy Bio
  • Richard Fadden
    Former National Security Advisor to the Prime Minister of Canada, former Deputy Minister of National Defence and former Director of CSIS Bio

VenueCanada 2020 Studio, 35 O'Connor Street, Suite 302, Ottawa, Ontario K1P5M4 CA