TELUS Wise resources

We have created a number of digital literacy and online safety resources in collaboration with our partners to help Canadians of all ages stay safe in our digital world.

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Digital wellness

The summer of screens – and social media?

With in-person play dates and programs cancelled, kids are spending even more time online socializing, entertaining themselves and creating a new sense of…

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Privacy and security

SIN extortion

The CAFC is noting an increase in telephone calls where fraudsters claim that your Social Insurance Number (SIN) has been blocked, compromised or suspended.…

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Online safety

When you are your own IT department

With 2020’s stay-at-home orders and physical distancing guidelines, many families across the country had to adjust quickly to a new normal. That included…

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Privacy and security

COVID-19 fraud alert

As COVID-19 continues to spread globally, you should watch out for associated scams. Fraudsters want to profit from consumers' fears, uncertainties and…

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Online safety

What are cappers | The real online risk your kids face right now

Truth is we are too soft when we talk about online safety and those looking to harm kids. We hide behind the “may be at risk” statements as not to cause alarm.…

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Cyberbullying

Cyberbullying in the age of COVID-19 and social change: an expert’s perspective

To mark #StopCyberBullyingDay on June 19, we spoke with Dr. Wendy Craig, a professor and Head of the Department of Psychology at Queen’s University ...

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Online safety

Staying Safe Together

With school closures due to COVID-19, children who are at home will potentially have more unrestricted time online. The Canadian Centre for Child Protection,…

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Online safety

Digital Diligence

In between uploading homework, downloading new lessons, and trying to get kids in front of a laptop for a live-stream lesson, digital learning during COVID-19…

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Online safety

COVID-19 scams: be aware and stay safe

During this time, there are so many positive examples of the world coming together in ways that it never has before. Despite the need for unity, cooperation…

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Online safety

The five Ws of COVID-19

We’re all facing a monumental challenge to protect ourselves, our loved ones and our communities from COVID-19. Unfortunately, we don’t have all the facts yet…

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Online safety

Quick guide to Twitch and Mixer

“No one streams on Twitch anymore,” sighs my friend’s teen, rolling his eyes. “Everyone’s on Mixer. Ninja is on Mixer.” Okay, who does what where now?

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Online safety

Seeking your soulmate safely online

If you’re looking for love this Valentine’s Day, there are some general safety tips to keep in mind before you swipe right or left or drop into someone’s DMs.

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Online safety tips

Follow these internet safety and privacy tips to protect yourself and your family.

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