Ottawa March 28, 2012 – Media Awareness Network (MNet) today launched a new suite of digital and media literacy resources to help educate young people about how media representations can negatively influence how we view certain groups in society.
Ottawa, March 29, 2012 – A Responding to Online Hate guide was released today by Media Awareness Network (MNet) to assist law enforcement, community groups and educators in countering hateful content on the Internet. Despite the growth in online hate and the fact that four out of five Canadians are online, there is currently little information available to the public on this topic: which lead MNet, Canada’s leading digital and media literacy organization, to develop the guide.
Ottawa, March 15, 2012 – The Media Awareness Network (MNet) and the Canadian Teachers’ Federation (CTF) are pleased to announce that “Privacy Matters” will be the theme of this year’s Media Literacy Week, to be held Nov. 5-9.
Ottawa, March 23, 2005 – Media Awareness Network (MNet) today congratulated three media educators who were among the fifteen recipients of Canada’s top teaching award, the Prime Minister’s Awards for Teaching Excellence. Carolyn Wilson, Rachel McCabe and Mike Gange received the award, which recognizes the efforts of outstanding teachers who exemplify excellence and innovation in education.
Ottawa, March 8, 2005 – The Media Awareness Network (MNet) today recognized and thanked CHUM Limited for its $250,000 support of MNet. This support will contribute to MNet’s Literacies for the 21st Century policy initiative and program. Comments were made at a joint MNet and CHUM luncheon event in Ottawa to launch the initiative.
Ottawa, May 28, 2004 – Canada’s Media Awareness Network (MNet) and Girl Guides of Canada were honoured today with a special commendation presented at the Annual conference of the Business and Professional Women’s Clubs of Ontario.
Toronto, ON, January 13, 2004—Helping Canadian parents protect their children from potential Internet risks is the focus of a new public awareness campaign called Be Web Aware, launched today by a coalition of leading corporate and non-profit organizations led by Media Awareness Network (MNet) and national partners Microsoft Canada and Bell Canada (a founding sponsor of MNet).
OTTAWA (April 10, 2003) – Media Awareness Network (MNet) and the Canadian Paediatric Society (CPS) today announced a unique partnership to raise awareness about the potential impact of media use and messages on the health and well-being of children and youth. Joining forces for the first time, the two organizations are developing the Media Pulse initiative, with funding from Health Canada’s Population Health Fund.
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TORONTO, October 17, 2002 - Girl Guides of Canada and the Media Awareness Network today launched You Go Girl in Technology - an innovative new Internet literacy initiative designed specifically to help Canadian girls learn to be safe, wise and responsible Internet users.
January 24, 2002 (OTTAWA) – The Media Awareness Network (MNet) congratulates CHUM Television and the London Public Library (LPL) on their ground-breaking partnership that will see a state-of-the-art Media Literacy Centre housed in the LPL.