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.
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Funded by / Ownership
Judi McLeod owns the website, funded through heavy online advertising.
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 pseudosciences such as human-influenced Climate Change Denial and Creationism.
Canada Free Press routinely uses strong loaded wording that always favors 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.
Failed Fact Checks
- Stolen files are proof of a “deliberate fraud” and “the greatest deception in history.” – False
- During a speech in which he declared Jesus Christ, his “redeemer,” Muslim leader Louis Farrakhan gave indications that he was breaking with Islam in favor of following Christianity. – False
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 05/13/2022)
Last Updated on May 13, 2022 by Media Bias Fact Check
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