May 23, 2018 - 3:03 PM EDT
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CFSC wins Microsoft 2018 IMPACT Citizenship Award

MONTREAL, May 23, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Computers for Success - Canada Inc. (CFSC) has been awarded the Microsoft 2018 IMPACT Citizenship Award. The award recognizes Microsoft technology partners who have a direct and immediate effect on improving the communities in which they operate, helping people realize their full potential.

CFSC’s partnership with Microsoft serves the Government of Canada’s Computers for Schools (CFS) program. Since 1993, through technical work experience internships, the CFS program has refurbished and distributed more than 1.5 million computers for schools, libraries and not-for-profit organizations across Canada.

“On behalf of Computers for Schools partner organizations, we are honoured by this recognition of the impacts of the CFS program” said Toby Harper-Merrett, Executive Director of CFSC-OPEC. “The program provides Canadians with access to the technology they need to develop essential skills and participate in our digital economy.”

Each year, Microsoft Canada hosts the IMPACT Awards to celebrate innovation in technology recognizing the work their partners do to deliver virtually seamless solutions to customers. The IMPACT Awards seek to showcase the excellence and innovation within the Microsoft Canadian Partner community.* https://www.microsoft.com/en-ca/sites/impact-awards/default.aspx

“CFSC-OPEC’s partnership with Microsoft plays a key role in serving populations at risk of digital exclusion” added Mr. Harper-Merrett. “providing learners and other beneficiary Canadians with the technology and tools for inclusive innovation.”

About the CFS program 
CFS is a national program that refurbishes computers donated by government, private business and individuals, for use by schools, libraries, registered not-for- profit organizations and Indigenous communities.

About CFSC
Computers for Success Canada (CFSC-OPEC) is a not-for-profit organization established in 2005 supporting the impacts of Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada digital inclusion and economic participation programs. CFSC-OPEC’s services stand in four pillars - marketing and communications, partnership development, project management, and strategic planning.

Contact
Julie Brouard

Manager, Communications
Computers for Success – Canada Inc.
[email protected]
+1 514 793 8073

 

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Source: GlobeNewswire (May 23, 2018 - 3:03 PM EDT)

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