Mulcair has never supported a carbon tax, much to the chagrin of some environmentalists. …the Conservatives are lying when they say Mulcair backs a carbon tax.
But the Canadian Broadcast Standards Council, which is a private-sector-run subcontractor to the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission [CRTC], does nothing to stop these lies from repeatedly going out over the airwaves.
And that’s undermining Canadian democracy.
Another self-regulatory body, Advertising Standards Canada, also hasn’t done anything about the carbon-tax ad, even though its code says that ads “must not contain inaccurate, deceptive or otherwise misleading claims”.