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From the Winnipeg Free Press–A group of experts, summoned by the government last year for their advice on a new law to protect children online, is now urging Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s government to hurry up and introduce the long-awaited legislation or risk placing even more Canadian kids in danger’s way.

The letter published Thursday calls on the federal government to urgently bring forward a bill to address “harms posed by digital platforms,” especially behaviour and content that can affect children.

“Our lack of governance has put Canadian children at greater risk than their counterparts in much of the democratic world,” it reads.

“Canadian kids are increasingly subjected to egregious privacy violations, harassment, extortion and cyberbullying from offenders within and outside of Canada, on platforms they use every day.”

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