About Media Literacy Week

Media Literacy Week (MLW) is an annual event promoting digital and media literacy across Canada, taking place each October. Schools, libraries, museums and community groups organize events and activities throughout the week.

Media Literacy Week 2022 will take place October 24 to 28. Stay tuned for more to come on this year’s activities, and please continue to make use of our free digital media literacy resources throughout the year.

Become a Collaborator

If you’re part of a community organization or corporation, why not host an online event or help promote digital and media literacy during MLW?

Learn how you can become a Media Literacy Week Collaborator for 2022.

For Teachers: Engage Your Classroom

Incorporate digital media literacy into your classroom activities during Media Literacy Week and beyond! Check out our online learning resource hub for teachers. It’s filled with suggested activities for their classrooms, including three pre-recorded lessons led by MediaSmarts experts.


Take a look at some of the exciting events that took place across Canada during Media Literacy Week 2021, and stay tuned for 2022’s events. 


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2021 Sponsors

Thank you to our sponsors for making Media Literacy Week possible!