Digital equity and community solidarity during and after COVID-19

There is a race among public health agencies at all levels to provide timely, accurate information about COVID-19 that is essential to support physical distancing policies and to maintain quarantine and stay-at-home rules. But persistent digital inequalities threaten these objectives. Timely information, access to benefits and programs and the transition to working or studying remotely, require that Canadians have a high speed Internet connection, a working digital device or phone, digital savviness and fluency in English or French.  View full article by Suzanne Smythe in Policynote