TELUS Wise articles

Calling all small business owners: have you covered these cyber security basics?

If you ask someone what makes October special, they may talk about the beautiful fall colours, or Thanksgiving and Halloween festivities. What people may not know is that October is also Cyber Security Awareness Month, and a time to recognize the efforts of Canadian entrepreneurs and small businesses during Small Business Week (Oct 15-19, 2018). […]

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2018 Smart Social Campaign – free resources for schools and youth

With issues like cyberbullying, sexting and identity theft becoming more frequent, along with the fact that teenagers (and young adults) are least likely to use safe online practices despite being the heaviest users of social media, we believe it’s important to continue educating our youth on staying safe online. In support of this endeavour, we […]

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World Mental Health Day: reflecting on Light Up Purple and the future

October 10, 2012 is a day that changed my world. Waking up that morning, I never imagined the day would end with me having to say ‘good-bye’ to my daughter, Amanda, who took her life earlier that day. Caring for Amanda during her experiences of bullying, cyberbullying and mental health related disorders was both stressful […]

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Musical.ly and Tik-Tok: Apps to watch out for

Back to school is an exciting time of year. As I prep for the back-to-school season, I usually take inventory of what my child already has and needs for the upcoming year.  My prep involves going through clothing to see what still fits, figuring out which school supplies can be reused and also what new […]

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