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211 coming to Prince Edward Island

November 13, 2018

As part of Prince Edward Island’s (PEI’s) new Poverty Reduction Action Plan, United Way Prince Edward Island and the provincial government will implement 211 service collaboratively. The effort to bring 211 to PEI started in 2013 with an initial investment by Great-West Life. While those early efforts didn’t yield immediate […]

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211 Saskatchewan expands service

June 20, 2018

On June 13, 211 Saskatchewan announced the expansion of its service to include phone and text. With the expansion, the 211 network now reaches more than 26 million Canadians. United Way Saskatoon and United Way Regina collaborated to fund the expansion and improve access to information and services to deal […]

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211: A service for citizens now available in Greater Montréal

April 26, 2018

Montréal, April 26, 2018— The Communauté métropolitaine de Montréal, the Information and Referral Centre of Greater Montréal and Centraide of Greater Montreal launched the 211 service today that is now available on the metropolitan area. “The citizens of Greater Montréal had already access to the 211qc.ca website since January 2018. […]

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