Digital Citizen Day

October 23, 2024

We all have a role to play in our online world, and we are all digital citizens. The second annual Digital Citizen Day took place during Media Literacy Week on October 25, 2023, encouraging all Canadians to spread positivity online using #DigitalCitizenDay.

Mark your calendars for next year’s Digital Citizen Day taking place October 23, 2024! 

Spread Positivity

Spreading positivity online

For Digital Citizen Day 2023, people across the country spread positivity online using #DigitalCitizenDay. Check out some of the great engagements on Instagram, TikTok, Facebook and X!:  

What does it mean to be a digital citizen?

Being a digital citizen is about working to ensure you are contributing to the health and well-being of your communities. How are you contributing to a positive culture online?

Here are four tip sheets and videos about the different aspects of digital citizenship:

  1. Empathy and Community
  2. Positive Technology Use
  3. Sharing Information
  4. Ethics and Privacy


How can I get involved?

Spread the word on social media using #DigitalCitizenDay and the resources in the 2023 promo kit here. Share how you spread positivity online and tag us @MediaSmarts in your posts so we can share them!

Are you an educator or community organizer? Plan Digital Citizen Day activities for your organization or classroom using the resources in the Teachers’ Hub.

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