TELUS has been a generous and valued sponsor of MediaSmarts’ work since 2002. Over that time TELUS has supported the development of many of our award-winning digital literacy programs for Canadian classrooms and communities. We commend TELUS for taking a leadership position in promoting digital literacy in Canada through its TELUS WISE program, and through its support of MediaSmarts as our Platinum sponsor.
MediaSmarts was pleased to welcome CIRA onboard as a Silver Sponsor in 2009. As the organization that manages the .CA domain space, CIRA helps us to engage with the Canadian internet community to promote the importance of digital literacy to Canada’s future.
Bell has been a long-standing supporter of MediaSmarts’ work: in 1996 when we were created as Media Awareness Network, Bell was there as a Founding Sponsor. Bell has also played an important role in helping MediaSmarts achieve its mission through its long-time participation on our Board of Directors.
Facebook has been a Gold Sponsor of MediaSmarts since 2015. We commend Facebook for its leadership in promoting the importance of digital literacy among internet stakeholders in Canada through its support for the Reality Check program and other initiatives.
We were extremely pleased to welcome TekSavvy as a Silver Sponsor in 2017. This partnership has supported the creation of resources that teach young Canadians how to be ethical users of digital media.
MediaSmarts was pleased to welcome the Canadian Cable Systems Alliance on board in 2017 as a Bronze Sponsor. This partnership has supported the creation of resources that teach young Canadians how to be ethical users of digital media.
MediaSmarts has a very special relationship with the National Film Board of Canada (NFB) going back to 1996 when Media Awareness Network (MediaSmarts’ former name) was first created. The NFB played a key role in the establishment of the organization and in its development over the years by providing financial support and participating on its Board of Directors.