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Category: Internet Safety

Snapchat Maps Putting Youth At Risk Of Predators

Snapchat Maps Putting Youth At Risk Of Predators

A new map feature of the popular Snapchat photo-messaging app has some police and privacy advocates concerned that predators could use the app to get a dangerous amount of information about children. Snap Maps allows users to display their location on a map and share […]

Empowering Seniors – Fraud & Elder Abuse Awareness Information Session

On Wednesday, May 25, we welcomed a group of seniors from the Buckingham area to an Information Session on Fraud, Scams and Elder Abuse co-hosted by the Centre Action Générations des Aînés and the Papineau Health and Social Services Network (PHSSN). The guest speaker, Stéphanie Stuart, […]

Yellow App for Teenagers Putting Youth at Risk of Predators

Yellow App for Teenagers Putting Youth at Risk of Predators

The Yellow App is one of the most popular free lifestyle apps available in the Apple store.  Much like Tinder, a popular dating app for adults, it allows users to connect with others based on their location, with users ‘swiping’ to accept or decline talking […]

MediaSmarts’ Privacy Pirates: An Interactive Unit on Online Privacy (Ages 7-9)

MediaSmart’s Privacy Pirates introduces children, ages 7 to 9, to the concept of online privacy and teaches them to distinguish between information that is appropriate to share online and information that is better kept private – and to recognize how this may change in different contexts. […]

Tips and Advice for Kids on Online Privacy

Many of our kids use the Internet effortlessly, and easily adapt to new devices that connect to it. For many of us, these tools have become a routine part of our children’s lives, as they use them to chat, surf, post, play and learn. The […]

Organization Spotlight: Child Home Alone Courses with Safety Tree

What is the right age to leave your child home alone? Does it depend on the child’s personality or level of maturity? Or does it depend on the child’s age?  Many parents struggle with the decision to leave a child home alone.  And this is […]

Internet Safety for Kids

Internet Safety for Kids

Worried about your child’s online safety? As you know, many kids are confident that they know how to be safe online. However, there are a few reasons kids are often more at risk. They may not always think about the consequences of their actions, which […]