Digital Lifelines for Atlantic Canadian Women in Crisis: Rogers Expands Phone Program to Women’s Shelters and Transition Houses Across New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island, and Newfoundland and Labrador

"MONCTON, May 18, 2021 – Rogers Communications today announced it has expanded its phone and plan program to connect more Atlantic Canadian women and their children with digital lifelines and support to escape violence and abuse.  Rogers has increased its support from last year, by donating phones and plans to 30 women’s shelters and transition houses in Rogers wireless coverage areas in New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island, and Newfoundland and Labrador during this third wave of the pandemic. As the severity and frequency of domestic violence and demand for safe shelter space continues to rise following initial pandemic lockdowns a year ago, Rogers is expanding its efforts to drive awareness and safe connectivity to support the most vulnerable."

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