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Past Media Coverage
Shaw TV Victoria – February 25, 2014 - “Turning Seniors into Cyber-Seniors” Journalist Dan Kahan reports. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cBQT1zA8bzE&feature=c4-overview&list=UUBqQrRgC1QLqBRRBhvoZPdw
JTM Games – February 15, 2014 - “Going Behind the Scenes with Cyber-Seniors!” Ed Sum reports. http://jtmgames.com/2014/02/15/going-behind-the-scenes-with-cyber-seniors/
CTV Five’ O Clock News – February 14, 2014 - “Your Island Arts & Entertainment” http://vancouverisland.ctvnews.ca/video?clipId=292407&binId=1.1192659&playlistPageNum=1
Victoria Times Colonists – February 14, 2014 – “Cyber-Seniors shows no age barrier on the web” Reporter Michael Ried interviews Director Saffron Cassaday about the making of the Cyber-Seniors documentary and the sneak preview screenings at the Victoria Film Festival. http://www.timescolonist.com/cyber-seniors-shows-age-is-no-barrier-on-the-web-1.854248
Efilmcritic.com - February 10, 2014 – Reporter Jason Whyte interviews Cyber-Seniors Director, Saffron Cassaday. http://www.efilmcritic.com/feature.php?feature=3624
JTM Games – February 8, 2014 - “The Documentary Cyber-Seniors gets a Sneak Peek in Victoria, BC!” Ed Sum reports. http://jtmgames.com/2014/02/08/the-documentary-cyber-seniors-gets-a-sneak-preview-in-victoria-bc/
CFUV 101.9 FM – February 8, 2014 - “Cyber-Seniors: Interview with Director Saffron Cassaday.” http://cfuvvff.wordpress.com/2014/02/08/cyber-seniors-interview-with-the-editor/
CBC Radio Victoria - February 6, 2014 – “Helping Seniors Surf the Web” Director Saffron Cassaday is featured on All Points West. http://www.cbc.ca/allpointswest/2014/02/13/helping-seniors-surf-the-web/
Nexus News – February 5, 2014 - “Victoria Film Fest celebrates two decades on indie flicks.” Jillian Wedel reports. http://www.nexusnewspaper.com/2014/02/05/victoria-film-fest-celebrates-two-decades-of-indie-flicks/#sthash.rYp4L1a2.dpuf
Tech Vibes – February 4, 2014 – “Festival to screen documentary that teaches seniors about the internet” Writer Sonia Motisca discusses the Cyber-Senior documentary sneak preview at the Victoria Film Festival.
Trent Radio 92.7 - January 24, 2014 - Cyber-Seniors documentary sneak preview screening at the Reframe Film Festival in Peterborough, Ontario. Interview with Director Saffron Cassaday.
The Peterborough Squirrel – January 23, 2014 - “Cyber-Seniors – bridging the generation gap through technology”
Director Saffron Cassaday discusses the Cyber-Seniors documentary creative process and the Reframe Film Festival sneak preview.
My Kawartha – January 22, 2014 - ”ZOOMING @50 PLUS: Cyber-Seniors’ success brought to local screen”
CHEX Daily– January 15, 2014 - “Peterborough Reframe Film Festival”
Teresa Kaszuba speaks with Krista English, Executive Director of the Reframe Film Festival.
The Connection Newspaper – January 15, 2014 – ”Cyber-Seniors screens at Peterborough’s Reframe Film Festival January 25″
Samaritan Magazine – December 14, 2013 – “Teen Sisters Idea To Mentor Seniors About The Internet Goes Big”
Jordan Adler interviews Kascha Cassaday about the Cyber Seniors program.
Comfort Life – December 9, 2013 – “Young Mentors Teach Seniors How to Navigate the Digital World”
Erin McLaughlin reports.
CanCulture – December 6, 2013 – “Cyber Seniors program sheds light on the Canadian Online Divide”
Oyeyinka Oyelowo reports on the Cyber Seniors program.
CP24 – November 30, 2013 – “Nneka Elliot interviews Kascha and Saffron Cassaday”
CBC Radio Here & Now – November 30, 2013 – “Gill Deacon interview with Brenda Rusnak”
CBC News at Five – November 29, 2013 – “Priya Sankaran interview with Kascha & Macaulee Cassaday”
CBC National News – November 29, 2013 – “2 Toronto sisters turn seniors into surfers”
Ron Charles reports.
CBC News at Five – November 29, 2013 – “Cyber Seniors”
Ron Charles interviews Kascha and Macaulee Cassaday about their unique volunteer project created to help seniors get online and keep in touch with others.
CBC Radio Metro Morning – November 29, 2013 – “Cyber Seniors”
Matt Galloway speaks with one of the founders of the Cyber-Seniors program – Kascha Cassaday.
Radio-Canada L’Heure de Pointe – November 29, 2013 – “Des ados enseignent les nouvelles technologies aux ainés.”
Line Boily reports on the Cyber-Seniors Toronto program launch.
Huffington Post Canada – November 4, 2013 – “Media Literacy is Key For People of All Ages”
Lindsay L. Kennedy reports on Media Literacy Week in Canada, November 4-8, 2013.
Comfort Life – August 3, 2012 – “Charming Seniors Video Wins Online Contest”
Kathy Bartel blogs about “Cooking with Shura” video that won first prize for the Cyber-Seniors Corner Video Contest
CHCH News – Hamilton/St. Catharines – November 13, 2012 - “Seniors exposed to a new way to communicate”
Sean Leathong from CHCH News covers our Cyber-Seniors Corner event in St. Catharines.
St. Catharines Standard – St. Catharines – November 13, 2012 - “Seniors learn computers”
Jeff Bolichowski from the St. Catharines Standard covers our Cyber-Seniors Corner event in St. Catharines.
InsideToronto.com (Bloor West Villager) Toronto – August 8, 2012- “Seniors take social media by storm.”
Lisa Rainford from the Bloor West Villager and InsideToronto.com reports from the Cyber-Seniors Corner video contest awards at Christie Gardens.
Comfort Life Magazine – August 3, 2012- “Charming Senior’s video wins online contest.”
Comfort Life Editor Kathy Barthel presents her own in depth re-cap of the Cyber-Senior video awards. We thank Kathy for participating as one of the 5 judges!
Zoomer Radio AM740 Toronto – August 1, 2012- “Cyber-Seniors Corner Video Awards.”
Libby Znaimer from AM740 reports from Christie Gardens after the Cyber-Seniors Corner video awards were handed out. We thank Libby for participating as one of the 5 judges, and for also taking time out of her busy schedule to present the awards!
CBC Metro Morning 99.1fm Toronto – July 31, 2012- “Seniors going online.”
From the morning of the big contest finale, listen as Jane Hawtin interviews 88 year old Ebert about his participation in the project, along with a few words from Executive Producer Brenda Rusnak.
CityNews Toronto – July 30, 2012- “Seniors share their wisdom on Youtube.”
Audra Brown from CityNews Toronto put together this 2nd story just before our Cyber-Seniors Corner video contest finale. Watch as some of our seniors talk about the program, and Director Saffron Cassaday briefly describes the contest!
CityNews Toronto – March 16, 2012- “Students help seniors navigate cyberspace.”
Audra Brown from CityNews Toronto interviews our seniors and students along with Director Saffron Cassaday at Christie Gardens, during one of their weekly club meetings.
InsideToronto.com – Feb. 21, 2012- “Seniors get tech savvy with the help of some new friends – Cyber-Seniors program bridges generation gap.”
Lisa Rainford from InsideToronto stopped by The Grenadier Retirement Residence to observe and interview some of our seniors and students in action.
680News AM Radio Toronto – Feb. 7, 2012- “Documentary to show Cyber-Seniors program at work”.
680News interviewed Director Saffron Cassaday and Producer Brenda Rusnak about the filming of Cyber-Seniors Documentary and the Cyber-Seniors program.
MyTownCrier.ca – Nov. 3, 2011 – “Know An Outstanding Youth?”
Previous nominee for the Ontario Junior Citizen of the Year Awards, Kascha Cassaday, is mentioned for launching the Cyber-Seniors program.