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Downtown Ottawa pilot project for distress line to complement 988

telecom | 10/17/2023 5:13 pm EDT

ARIN asks Parliament to require ISPs to maintain Whois infoA pilot project that will see community health workers dispatched to people in distress will roll out in Ottawa’s Centretown district next year. Experts expect it will...

Feds grant $177M to combat suicide through 988 number

telecom | 07/24/2023 4:07 pm EDT

Feds grant $177M to combat suicide through 988 numberThe Canadian government is giving the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) $156 million over three years to set up operations of the 988 suicide hotline. The emergency number will be available on Nov. 30 of this year. An additional $21.4 million is being allocated...

UPDATED: Several stakeholders tell CRTC about MLTS systems for 911/988

telecom | 06/23/2023 6:19 pm EDT

UPDATED: Several stakeholders tell CRTC about MLTS systems for 911/988The CRTC received a raft of responses on its notice of consultation on 911...