These media sources are moderately to strongly biased toward conservative causes through story selection and/or political affiliation. They may utilize strong loaded words (wording that attempts to influence an audience by using appeal to emotion or stereotypes), publish misleading reports and omit reporting of information that may damage conservative causes. Some sources in this category may be untrustworthy. See all Right Bias sources.
- Overall, we rate Ontario Proud Right Biased based on story selection and political positions that favor the right and High for factual reporting due to proper sourcing.
Bias Rating: RIGHT
Factual Reporting: HIGH
MBFC’s Country Freedom Rating: EXCELLENT
Media Type: Organization/Founddation
Traffic/Popularity: Minimal Traffic
MBFC Credibility Rating: HIGH CREDIBILITY
Founded by former federal Conservative staffer Jeff Ballingall, Ontario Proud started off as an anti-Liberal Facebook page at the height of the furor over Ontario’s hydro rates in February 2016 and has since amassed a very large following. According to Whois the website domain was purchased in January 2017.
Funded by / Ownership
Ontario Proud is a registered non-profit that is funded through donations. The website does not list who the owner of the site is, however, we do know Ontario Proud was founded by Jeff Ballingall. The website also does not list who their donors are and the amounts donated.
Analysis / Bias
For this review, we are only evaluating the content of their website and not social media. Ontario Proud generally publishes information that is opposed to liberal candidates and politics. There is the moderate use of loaded language in headlines such as this: Kathleen Wynne’s Nightmare Before Christmas. Ontario Proud mostly publishes videos, however, when reporting text-based news, they typically source appropriately.
Failed Fact Checks
- None in the Last 5 years
Overall, we rate Ontario Proud Right Biased based on story selection and political positions that favor the right and High for factual reporting due to proper sourcing. (D. Van Zandt 6/9/2018) Updated (07/07/2023)
Last Updated on July 7, 2023 by Media Bias Fact Check
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