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Make a Donation to Pink Shirt Day

Make a Donation to Pink Shirt Day

Did your office, school, community group or friends raise money for Pink Shirt Day this year? Firstly, THANK YOU!! Your donations will go towards anti-bullying programs. You can donate online for an automatic tax receipt here OR send in your cheque to: Pink Shirt Day c/o CKNW Orphans’ Fund 2000-700 West Georgia Street Vancouver, BC […]

2014 T-Shirts Now Available

2014 T-Shirts Now Available

This great shirt (for only $9.80) helps support the 2014 Pink Shirt Day on Wednesday, February 26th or on any day you celebrate anti-bullying. Net proceeds support various anti-bullying programmes by a number of terrific organizations such as  Boys and Girls Clubs. For schools or organizations wishing to place bulk orders (more than 20 shirts) […]

Pink Shirt Day 2014

February 26, 2014

Mark your calendars for Wednesday, February 26, 2014 when we hold our Seventh Annual Pink Shirt Anti-Bullying Day. For 2014, Boys & Girls Clubs, schools, businesses, organizations and individuals across Canada will be participating in Pink Shirt Day and we anticipate adding more partners to make this the biggest anti-bullying awareness day in North America – if […]

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January 16, 2014

Are you ready for Pink Shirt Anti-Bullying Day and excited to post some photos or send some tweets? Join our conversation! The official hashtag for the 2014 edition of our event is #pinkshirtday, so be sure to tag us when sharing posts about your Pink Shirt Anti-Bullying Day activities. We’d love to see how you […]

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MIT researchers have come up with a technology that detects bullying online before behavior turns nasty

MIT Algorithm Takes Aim At Social Media Cyberbullying

January 16, 2014

These days, students navigate social media sites as easily as the hallways. And Max, Michael and Hyacinth — seventh graders at Weston Middle School, are among them. Each has an iPhone, and using mobile apps comes as second nature to them. They also know that social media can be a tool for bullies. “Yeah, the […]

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Heated debate on immigration blamed for increase in children reporting abuse

Racist bullying: Far-right agenda on immigration ‘being taken into classrooms’

January 08, 2014

The number of children seeking help for racist bullying increased sharply last year, as campaigners warn that the heated public debate about immigration is souring race relations in the classroom. More than 1,400 children and young people contacted ChildLine for counselling about racist bullying in 2013, up 69 per cent on the previous 12 months. […]

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Mom Cyber-Shames Daughter for Online Bullying. Who’s the Bully Now?

January 07, 2014

Dunce caps seem like a harsh and antiquated way of making kids behave, but in the public arena otherwise known as the Internet, some parents are resorting to a similar means of discipline, albeit with shaming notes and photographs. On Sunday, a redditor called AngryCommGuy posted a picture titled “Mom Catches Daughter Cyberbullying” he says he found posted by […]

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Bikini barista stand faces boycott accused of cyber-bullying

Bikini barista stand faces boycott accused of cyber-bullying

January 06, 2014

A bikini barista stand is at the center of an ugly war of words that’s raising the issue of cyber-bullying, a potential lawsuit, and a public outcry to boycott the stand. The drama started with a Facebook post on Sips Ahoy coffee stand’s business page. The post made fun of a customer’s weight, and Meghan […]

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“BullyBlocker” developed to prevent cyberbullying

“BullyBlocker” developed to prevent cyberbullying

December 19, 2013

Statistics suggest that more than half of adolescents and teens have been bullied online. BullyBlocker is an app that catches concerning postings or photos on social media and assesses the likelihood that your child is, or will be cyber bullied. “We thought that we could make a difference, we could do something about it,” said […]

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High School Story

Former EA devs take a stand against cyberbullying with iOS game

December 18, 2013

A high school-themed iOS game from a group of former Electronic Arts developers is taking on the issue of cyberbullying, which is believed to affect one in six US teens per year. The game, High School Story from Pixelberry Studios, was released this summer and has seen more than 4 million downloads to date. After […]

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Childhood bullying shown to increase likelihood of psychotic experiences in later life

Childhood bullying shown to increase likelihood of psychotic experiences in later life

December 17, 2013

New research has shown that being exposed to bullying during childhood will lead to an increased risk of psychotic experiences in adulthood, regardless of whether they are victims or perpetrators. The study, published today in Psychological Medicine, assessed a cohort of UK children (ALSPAC) from birth to fully understand the extent of bullying on psychosis […]

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Link between cyberbullying and teen suicides oversimplified, experts say

Link between cyberbullying and teen suicides oversimplified, experts say

December 16, 2013

The stories pop up on Carol Todd’s computer with distressing regularity. They are tales with an eerily similar template that chronicle the suicides of young people who often had endured the torment of prolonged and relentless online bullying. In ways, they are much like the story of her own daughter Amanda, a 15-year-old Grade 10 […]

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A day at work doesn’t look like this. What about a day at school?

Powerful Workplace Bullying Commercial

December 13, 2013

A French broadcaster asked the question, “Why do we tolerate bullying in schools? What would it look like if those bullies were in the workplace?” The end result is a powerful video which gives us all pause for thought. The 93 second video entitled “Le Monde en face : Harcèlement à l’école” (The World Opposite: […]

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Photo Credits: Photo provided by Terri Jean Photography.  Photo Caption: Caitlin Seida carries her message to the Athens County Courthouse.

Woman fights back against web bullies

December 12, 2013

Caitlin Seida’s Internet fame began with a bevy of despicable comments about her appearance and has evolved into a cause benefiting victims of the growing problem of cyber-bullying. Seida, a professional writer from Chauncey, endured a storm of negative comments when a photo of herself dressed as video-game heroine Lara Croft from “Tomb Raider” surfaced […]

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Ten-year-old Xander Cromarty, with injuries suffered during a bullying incident, was physically attacked about once a month by other kids, his mother says.

Special-needs son suspended after ‘pummelling’ school bullies, mother says

December 11, 2013

CALGARY — A Red Deer mother says her special needs son was suspended from school for sticking up for himself after months of bullying, taunts and beatings. As provinces and school boards enact tougher anti-bullying legislation and rules, Rebecca Cromarty said her son’s case points out why these situations sometimes aren’t so simple. She said […]

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