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Media Posts: Government and Crown Corporations

media posts: The cost more than 13,677,559.01 The documents were released in response to an Order Paper question from Conservative MP Blake Richards, according to CTV. In responding to Richards' request, the government disclosed the total cost of sponsored social media posts on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram put out by government departments or federal agencies between November 4, 2015, when the Liberal cabinet was first sworn-in, and May 10, 2017. A CTV analysis of more than 1,500 pages of documents tabled by the government in the House of Commons last week, reveals that 58 federal departments, Crown corporations, and government agencies have used sponsored posts to get their message out to Canadians, and beyond. This total does not including the bills from the Royal Canadian Mint, and the Canada Post Corporation, both of which reported that they'd purchased sponsored posts, but withheld the total cost. Also included in the documents was information on analytic data, views, reach, and details of the demographics targeted by the sponsored posts. Canada Post cited confidentiality as the reason it wouldn't disclose the amount, and the Mint said it was withheld on the grounds that the information is considered financially and competitively sensitive. ( As reported in the news.