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Challenge invites children to go offline for a day


An upcoming challenge is inviting children to go offline for 24 hours. It comes as new evidence links scrolling and 'liking' to a negative impact on children's mental health.

Bella Peretz, 12, spends four to five hours on her cell phone every day and is taking part in the challenge.

Watch her story and learn about the challenge in CTV News Montreal journalist Olivia O'Malley's report above. Top Stories

U.S., Canadian companies kick off 2024 with layoffs

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