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June 21, 2001 (Ottawa) - Canadian youth are ahead of their parents - and on their own - in their explorations of the Internet, according to research findings released today by the Media Awareness Network.

Ottawa and Toronto, Ontario - May 16, 2001 - The Media Awareness Network (MNet) announced today that AOL Canada Inc. is its newest Bronze Sponsor.

“We are very pleased to welcome AOL Canada as a sponsor,” said MNet Co-Director, Jan D’Arcy. “Support to the Media Awareness Network from one of Canada’s leading interactive online services gives added impetus and energy to the development of public education in the field of Internet literacy.”

May 9, 2001 (Ottawa) - Trina McQueen, President and C.O.O. of CTV Inc., has formally announced two major contributions to the Media Awareness Network (MNet), totalling $950,000 over five years.

Awards celebrate Canadian contributions to advanced broadband technology

OTTAWA, April 23, 2001 - The Honourable John Manley, Minister of Foreign Affairs, Randall Gibson and Farhad Shafai, Founders of SiberCore Technologies, and the Media Awareness Network were honoured for their contributions to the advancement of broadband technology and innovation tonight at the 2001 CANARIE IWAY Awards in Vancouver.

March 26, 2001 (OTTAWA) - The Media Awareness Network (MNet) is pleased to see the attention given to the issue of media violence by Canada’s broadcasters, cable companies and the Action Group on Violence on Television (AGVOT).

Toronto, January 30, 2001 - A&E Television Networks announced its sponsorship of the Media Awareness Network (MNet) today, to help promote and support media education in Canadian schools, homes and communities though MNet’s world-class Internet site.

Ottawa, November 9, 2000 - The Media Awareness Network (MNet) announced today that CanWest Global is MNet’s newest sponsor.

Starting this year, Global will contribute $100,000 to the Media Awareness Network every year for five years.

Ottawa, November 9, 2000 - The Media Awareness Network (MNet) announced today that CanWest Global is MNet’s newest sponsor.

Starting this year, Global will contribute $100,000 to the Media Awareness Network every year for five years.

Hedy Fry calls CyberSense and Nonsense a “creative approach” to combating online hate

Ottawa, Ontario, April 6, 2000 -
The Media Awareness Network (MNet) launched CyberSense and Nonsense today, a new interactive computer game to help “cyberproof” kids.

CyberSense and Nonsense is designed to help children between the ages of nine and eleven learn how to:

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