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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Online safety

Online games: how much is too much?

#TELUSWise | It’s not surprising that one of the biggest concerns raised by parents in TELUS Wise workshops is about time spent playing video games. How much…

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Online safety

Helping our kids safely navigate video games | A TELUS Wise parent’s guide.

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Online safety

Kids, technology and rules

Most parents with school-aged children have at least some expectations around appropriate technology use in their household, but many of us are still left with…

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Hey Alexa, how do I know you’re secure?

Ever since digital voice assistants first hit the market, their futuristic charm has made them one of the most talked about gadgets in town. In between amusing…

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Privacy and security

From the Wall Street Journal: Public Wi-Fi Is Safer Than Ever — But You Still Need to Be Careful

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Privacy and security

From IT World Canada: How to discover if your email has been hacked

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Social media

In celebration of everything emoji

July 17 is #WorldEmojiDay. If you’re like me, you may be surprised to know #WorldEmojiDay exists and may also be wondering, why July 17? Because it’s the…

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Online safety

So, you think you've spotted some 'fake news' — now what?

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Parents: get the scoop on trending language used online

These days it can be tough for parents to keep up with the slang commonly used by young people in texts and social posts. Learn more about the language young…

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Parents: get the 101 on popular social media apps

In our constantly evolving digital world, it can be a challenge to keep up with the apps that are popular amongst youth, and as a result, many parents may feel…

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Digital wellness

LGBTQ+ youth: driving inclusion during Pride Month and beyond

#TELUSWise Everyone plays a role in fostering safe and inclusive environments at home, work and school, and it is critical for youth to feel confident in…

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Digital wellness

Screen time and youth: Canadian Paediatric Society weighs in

On June 6, 2019, the Canadian Paediatric Society released a new statement on screen time and school aged and adolescent children as an extension to their…

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Online safety tips

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

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