Canadian military wants to establish new organization to use propaganda, other techniques to influence Canadians
That initiative, aimed at people's Facebook, Twitter and Instagram accounts, involved collecting comments made by the public about the provincial government's failure to take care of the elderly. That data was then turned over to the Ontario government, with a warning from the team it represented a "negative" reaction from the public.
public affairs enhancement plan reflects the military leadership's view they
can shape and direct the attitudes of Canadians if the right techniques are
applied. "Defence StratCom will focus on effects and outcomes among key
audiences and will provide clear direction on aligning actions, efforts and
resources in pursuit of strategic objectives," the plan added.