Cable & Telecom

Aliant donates cell phones to potential victims of domestic violence

CHARLOTTETOWN – Aliant is teaming up with the Charlottetown Police Department to help potential victims of domestic violence. The telco is donating refurbished cell phones, which police will provide to those at risk of such violence, who can call 911 through the Aliant network for free. Officers on patrol will carry the phones and hand them out to those deemed at risk. “The issues of domestic violence are real and are a part of our day-to-day policing activities,” said Paul Smith, Charlottetown’s Police Chief. “While we wish there was no need for such an initiative, having it may reduce the...