Resources for parents and caregivers

From Public Safety Canada

As your child’s online habits change, it can be hard to keep track of what websites and apps they’re using and where online risks are present. Stay one step ahead by learning what to look for to keep your kids safe online.

What you should know

You can’t be with your kids every second of the day, but there are lots of ways that you can help protect them. Learn what your kids should look out for, where child sexual exploitation is happening online, and what you can do to help prevent it.

Make sure their Internet use is age appropriate

Your child’s online habits and exposure could vary depending on their age. Find out how you can help them navigate the Internet safely.

For parents and caregivers of kids under 10 years old

Your child is probably spending more time online than ever before. Make sure they aren’t exposed to content they shouldn’t see.

For parents and caregivers of kids aged 10-12

As pre-teens begin to use the Internet more, they open themselves up to more risks. Learn how to keep them safe.

For parents and caregivers of kids aged 13-14

Today’s teens are very active on the Internet — and may even be interacting with people they don’t know online. Know the risks and how to keep your kids safe.

For parents and caregivers of kids aged 15-17

Older teens have spent most of their lives connected, but may not know all the risks. Learn what to look out for and how to talk to your teens.

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