A look at the state of misinformation about COVID-19 in Canada.

More than 2 years into the pandemic, and as countries, including Canada, progressively begin to loosen public health measures, unfortunately, misinformation is still very much present online.

Let’s paint a brief portrait of the misinformation landscape in Canada.

But the good news is that debunking pays off!

©#ScienceUpFirst fights against misinformation

Distinguishing between facts and opinion, being aware of our own cognitive biases, carefully analyzing the content, where it was published and by who, and diversifying the sources are all great ways to break the cycle of misinformation, which affects all of us, on or offline.

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