We are connecting families.
We participate in Connecting Families, an initiative of the Government of Canada. Our participation builds on the work of our existing program, Connected for Success, and helps families receiving Maximum Child Care benefit access the digital world for $9.99.
Frequently Asked Questions
Connecting Families will help bridge the digital divide for low-income Canadian families who may struggle to aﬀord access to home Internet. Participating internet providers, including Rogers, Bell, Cogeco, SaskTel, Shaw, TELUS and Videotron, will voluntarily oﬀer discounted home Internet service to randomly selected families who currently receive the maximum Canada Child Benefit.
Rogers will oﬀer the same product as Connected for Success, which includes 25 Mbps download speed, 100 GB of data usage, a free installation and modem rental for $9.99/month + taxes.
Families who currently received a maximum Canada Child Benefit will be selected randomly to participate in this initiative. They will be contacted directly by the Government of Canada through a direct mail-out. Instructions on how to apply for the program will be provided in the letter.
The initiative was designed to connect low-income families to the Internet. Rogers and the other participating ISPs are not responsible for determining eligibility and will not have access to any taxpayer information.
No. If you are already receiving $9.99/month internet through Connected for Success, you can remain on that plan, no changes will appear on your monthly invoices.