"Home access to high speed internet service on computers with standard
software helps people master essential reading, writing, math,
collaboration and research skills, preparing them to participate more
fully in our digital economy," said Harry Zarek, President and CEO,
Compugen. "Digital literacy equips Canadians to imagine and realize a
better future for themselves, their families, their community and their
"Microsoft is committed to empowering people to realize their full
potential. We are thrilled to be collaborating with Rogers and Compugen
to provide access to high value tools that will allow youth to create
opportunities for themselves now and in the future," said Maxwell Long,
President Microsoft Canada.
Detailed information about the roll-out of Connected for Success will become available before end of year. For more information today
about Connected for Success, visit www.rogersyouthfund.com.
About Rogers Communications
Rogers Communications is a diversified Canadian communications and media
company. We are Canada's largest provider of wireless voice and data
communications services and one of Canada's leading providers of cable
television, high speed internet and telephony services. Through Rogers
Media we are engaged in radio and television broadcasting, televised
shopping, magazines and trade publications, sports entertainment, and
digital media. We are publicly traded on the Toronto Stock Exchange
(TSX: RCI.A and RCI.B) and on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE: RCI).
For further information about the Rogers group of companies, please
One of Canada's largest IT solutions and services providers, Compugen
works with mid- to large-sized Canadian organizations to help them
maximize the business value of their investment in information
technology. A winner of the Microsoft Sustainability Partner of the
Year Award, and HP's Eco System Preservation Award, Compugen's
Green4Good program helps organizations benefit a charity of their
choice while extending the life of unwanted IT equipment through secure
refurbishment and resale. Compugen's award-winning service quality,
unequalled depth and breadth of technical expertise and national
footprint have made them the partner of choice for Canadian businesses
and government organizations for more than 30 years. www.compugen.com
About Microsoft Canada
Established in 1985, Microsoft Canada Inc. is the Canadian subsidiary of
Microsoft Corporation (Nasdaq "MSFT") the worldwide leader in software,
services and solutions that help people and businesses realize their
full potential. Microsoft Canada provides nationwide sales, marketing,
consulting and local support services in both French and English.
Headquartered in Mississauga, Microsoft Canada has nine regional
offices across the country dedicated to empowering people through great
software - any time, any place and on any device. For more information
on Microsoft Canada, please visit www.microsoft.ca.
About Toronto Community Housing:
Toronto Community Housing (www.torontohousing.ca) is Canada's largest social housing provider and home to more than
164,000 tenants with low and moderate incomes—about six per cent of
Toronto's population. Toronto Community Housing and its subsidiaries
employ 1,400 staff in a broad range of jobs, who deliver its mission to
provide affordable housing, connect tenants to services and
opportunities, and work together to build healthy communities.
SOURCE Rogers Communications Inc.