Rogers Together with Shaw Supports Communities Impacted by Wildfires in Alberta


Will match up to $1 million in cash donations to Canadian Red Cross

Making Shaw Go WiFi network available to all impacted Canadians, regardless of carrier

Proactively crediting Rogers wireless and Shaw residential services for impacted customers


CALGARY, Alberta, May 09, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Rogers Communications Inc. today announced support for Alberta residents impacted by devastating wildfires. Together with Shaw, the company is committed to keeping customers connected to critical resources and loved ones, while contributing to immediate disaster relief efforts on the ground.

Rogers together with Shaw support includes:

  • Matching donations to the Canadian Red Cross 2023 Alberta Fires Appeal up to $1 million. Donate by texting the word ROGERS to 20222 to make a $5 donation to the appeal which will be matched by Rogers
  • Opening up the Shaw Go WiFi network to all affected communities and evacuation centres where available, so impacted residents can stay connected regardless of carrier 
  • Waiving Canadian long-distance, SMS and data overage charges for impacted Rogers, Fido and Shaw customers from May 4, 2023, until customers return home
  • Proactively crediting Shaw internet, landline phone and television customers who experience loss of service or are evacuated, during the period they cannot access their service
  • Mobilizing local crews with technicians working hard to maintain critical services for customers following power outages
  • Providing in-kind paid media support to promote the Canadian Red Cross appeal efforts
  • Providing up-to-the-minute news and coverage across Rogers Sports & Media outlets in Alberta, including CityNews Edmonton, CityNews Calgary, CityNews 660 and CityNews 24/7 West 

Together with Shaw, Rogers is with you all the way and is committed to supporting relief efforts across Alberta. 

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