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Canada Free Press
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Canada Free Press is a conservative Canadian news and opinion website. Ironically, they promote American Nationalism through their motto: “Because without America there is no Free World” The website is founded by Judi Ann T. McLeod formerly a reporter for a series of newspapers in Ontario.
Funded by / Ownership
The website is owned by Judi McLeod and is funded through heavy online advertising. The site is difficult to navigate due to excessive pop-up ads.
Analysis / Bias
Canada Free Press is an overtly Christian, extreme right website that peddles conspiracy theories such as Obama being an Islamic Terrorist and 9/11 as an inside job. They also promote pseudoscience such as Climate Change Denial and Creationism.
Canada Free Press routinely uses strong loaded wording that always favor the right such as this: New Poll Results Freaking out Democrats. When it comes to sourcing they favor right biased sources and occasionally use sources that we have rated as Questionable.
A factual search reveals numerous failed fact checks.
Overall, we rate Canada Free Press Questionable based on extreme right wing bias, promotion of conspiracies and numerous false claims. (10/2/2016) Updated (D. Van Zandt 8/20/2018)
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