Cable & Telecom

Ample Labs’ Covid-Bot app helps vulnerable Torontonians

TORONTO — Tech non-profit Ample Labs launched today its new chatbot app which aims to provide vulnerable Torontonians with access to real-time, accurate information to help protect themselves against the threat of Covid-19. The Covid-Bot web app is designed to help people experiencing homelessness to access information about Covid-19, such as preventative measures, symptoms, assessment centre locations, community care groups, mental health supports and FAQs. “When you can’t access the drop-in centre’s washrooms or the places you’ve always gone to get a meal, you feel helpless. For people experiencing homelessness who don’t know where to find places to keep safe...