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Using & Featuring Civic Tech in Toronto’s 2022 Mayor Election

Using & Featuring Civic Tech in Toronto’s 2022 Mayor Election

So we used our Twitter Tech for Good Canada account , its Facebook page and the We Stop Scrolling TikTok account tracking social media activism to feature an equitable selection of tweets from candidates, interest groups, journalists, informed citizens and traditional media about Toronto’s October 2022 election. Hashtags like #TOPoli, #ToVotes, and #ToVotes22 are a way to find those conversations online. We also curated a list of To Poli accounts on this Twitter list.

Event: Canadian Schools & Distance Learning during Covid-19 – June 23, 2020

As the media has conveyed, shutting schools to students has taken quite a toll on learning, parents’ lives, and kids and teens’ mental health. I started hearing horror stories from other friends who had school aged kids in March 2020, when schools in Ontario and most of Canada shut their doors to students. In Toronto, Canada’s largest city, distance learning did not kick in until late at public...

June 10, 2020 Event: The New Normal in Higher Education in Canada

Covid-19 is creating a vaccum in higher education in Canada where Ed Tech will step in. The question is: will it be to students' benefit? As in person classes at schools and universities stopped in Canada and most of the western world in March 2020, a void appeared in terms of teaching. School teachers or university professors could not immediately continue teaching through online technology,...

Main Authors

Caroline Isautier

From digital marketing to digital citizenship

Kate Tillezcek

Canada Research Chair on Youth

Hessie Jones

Venture Partner, Matr Ventures, privacy and marketing expert

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