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Short video-sharing app TikTok suffers fresh blow as Canada slaps ban

Justin Trudeau, the Canadian prime minister, said there may or may not be further steps

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Canada has announced it is banning Chinese short video-sharing app, TikTok, from all government-issued mobile devices, reflecting widening worries from western officials over the Chinese-owned video sharing app.

Justin Trudeau, the Canadian prime minister, said there may or may not be further steps. “I suspect that as government takes the significant step of telling all federal employees that they can no longer use TikTok on their work phones, many Canadians from business to private individuals will reflect on the security of their own data and perhaps make choices,” Trudeau said.

“I’m always a fan of giving Canadians the information for them to

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First Published: Feb 28 2023 | 11:49 PM IST

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