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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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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Online safety

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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Online safety

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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Privacy and security

TELUS Wise | Identity theft

Identity theft can have a huge, lifelong impact on you and your online reputation, even impacting academic and professional opportunities or credit scores.

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Cyberbullying

TELUS Wise | Cyberbullying

Engaging in cyberbullying can have a huge impact on your online reputation, and can have real life consequences for yourself and others.

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Online safety

TELUS Wise | Tips to help spot phishing emails

Many online threats, including ransomware and viruses, make their way into our digital lives through scams known as phishing emails. This video offers tips on…

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Digital wellness

TELUS Wise | 24-hour challenge

Watch what happened to these youth when they were challenged to spend 24 hours without their smartphones. You’ll pick up a few tips for building and…

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Privacy and security

Privacy Awareness Week: youth privacy online

There’s a lot of coverage in the media lately about different types of parenting styles. With these methods comes debate over which is best, but one thing we…

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Online safety

World Password Day

Let’s face it. Many of us are guilty of using the same password for multiple online accounts or using simple passwords in hopes that we won’t forget them.

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Online safety tips

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

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