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TLN Media Group Launches Annual Elder Abuse Prevention Campaign

TLN Media Group Launches Annual Elder Abuse Prevention Campaign

National Multilingual Public Service Announcements on TV and Digital

(Toronto, Ontario) July 6, 2020 – Now more than ever, seniors are in need of our support. Today TLN Media Group (TMG), Canada’s most influential multilingual media company, announced the launch of its annual month-long Elder Abuse Prevention Public Service Announcement.

TLN Media Group has produced three 30-second PSA messages in English, Spanish and Italian respectively. This multilingual and national campaign will be broadcast across the network`s family of TV channels including: TLN TV, Univision Canada and Mediaset Italia Canada, as well as the its digital platforms.

TLN Media Group is dedicated to the wellbeing of seniors across Canada and continues to serve the senior community with its accessible multilingual programming and community segment coverage. Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, TMG has produced and broadcast over 200 daily community segments, many of them intended for senior audiences, in an effort to keep them safe, informed and engaged during this national health emergency.

One in five Canadians knows a senior who might be experiencing some form of abuse, according to Employment and Social Development Canada. Seniors from all walks of life are vulnerable to elder abuse and it is happening nationwide. Most cases are unreported due to fear, social stigma and the desire to protect the family member who is hurting the senior.

It is imperative everyone, including seniors, have access to helpful information to make informed decisions. As a media leader and member of ethnic communities for over 35 years, TLN Media Group recognizes it is especially critical to reach out to immigrant Canadians in non-official languages with important societal messages like this.

Join TMG in helping to protect our seniors. If you or someone you know is experiencing some form of abuse, report it by calling your local law enforcement or agency.

For additional details go to: tln.caunivision.camediasetitalia.ca

For more information contact:
Bruna Aloe | Senior Director of Communications & Marketing
416.744.5745 | [email protected]


About TLN Media Group
At 35-years young, the original single ethnic TV channel “Telelatino” has grown and evolved into TLN Media Group (TMG), an independent, immigrant-owned organization. TMG is Canada’s most influential multicultural media company, connecting communities through storytelling and shared experiences.

As a multicultural advocacy leader, TMG selects, curates, produces and commissions unique and culturally significant TV and digital content distributed both in Canada and worldwide through TMG Worldwide Media Distribution.

TMG’s flagship TLN TV channel has evolved into an English-language channel providing multiculturally rich content. Additionally, TMG operates Canada’s most widely distributed foreign language TV channels led by Spanish language leader Univision Canada and top Italian language services Mediaset Italia Canada and TGCOM24 news network. TMG also launched and manages Canada’s first and only heritage language channels for kids, Telebimbi and Teleniños; EuroWorld Sport TV, a channel dedicated to sports fandom; and is active in producing and promoting cultural events and festivals. | www.tlnmediagroup.com

About TLN Television
TLN is the English-language specialty TV channel delighting mainstream appetites for rich multicultural lifestyle and entertainment programming. We are home to programs that unite cultures through shared experiences and memorable moments. Delightful personalities take us on scenic adventures in far off places and at home in the kitchen. Add big movies, music specials and regular live international soccer and this is our recipe for bringing more fun, more joy and more colour into the lives of millions of Canadians. TLN television is a TLN Media Group channel available from coast to coast. | www.tln.ca

About Univision Canada
Univision Canada is the leading Spanish-language television channel delivering the best programming from the Hispanic world to Canada’s 1.8 million Spanish speakers.The lineup features daily news, award-winning telenovelas, talk and reality shows, live music specials and top soccer coverage. Univision Canada is a TLN Media Group owned channel and can be seen from coast to coast in close to 2 million homes on all of Canada’s largest pay TV platforms. | www.univision.ca

About Mediaset Italia Canada
Featuring programming from Italy’s leading TV broadcast group, Mediaset Italia brings the best of Italian TV to Canada.The 24 hour Italian-language TV channel includes the best entertainment, variety, fiction, comedy, sports and news programming direct from Italy complemented with Made in Canada community pleasing original shows.Mediaset Italia is a TLN Media Group owned channel and can be seen from coast to coast in nearly 3 million homes on all of Canada’s largest pay TV platforms. | www.mediasetitalia.ca