Amanda Todd Suicide

How To Report On Suicide

CBC | Posted 02.03.2013 | Canada British Columbia

Vancouver School Board trustees passed a motion last night to try and influence how the media in B.C. reports on suicides. They want all m...

Raffi vs. Cyberbullies

CP | Victoria Ahearn, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.30.2013 | Canada British Columbia

TORONTO - Children's entertainer and advocate Raffi says he was "shaken" and "angry" when he heard about the death of Amanda Todd, a British Columbia ...

WATCH: U.S. Teens React To Amanda Todd Video

The Huffington Post B.C. | Zi-Ann Lum | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada British Columbia

A video of U.S. teens — produced by an Emmy-winning team — reacting to Canadian teen Amanda Todd's heart-wrenching story on YouTube has reignited ...

Pop Star Was Bullied As A Teen, Offers Advice For The Amanda Todd Generation

Huffington Post Canada | Joshua Ostroff | Posted 05.15.2013 | Canada Music

Lights is a pretty and successful pop star. But that's now. Back when she was known as Valerie Poxleitner, she was just another teenage girl whose own...

Amanda Todd Memorial Set For Sunday

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 11.18.2012 | Canada British Columbia

A B.C. teen whose death sparked a worldwide debate on bullying will have her birthday celebrated Sunday with a memorial service that will also collect...

Amanda Todd's Mother Urges Parents To Get Net Savvy

CBC | Posted 01.15.2013 | Canada British Columbia

The mother of B.C. cyberbullying victim Amanda Todd says parents must make themselves aware of the type of trouble their children can get into on the ...

Amanda Todd's Mother Excluded From Anti-Bullying Conference

The Huffington Post B.C. | Jesse Ferreras | Posted 11.14.2012 | Canada British Columbia

Amanda Todd's mother doesn't understand why she was excluded from an anti-bullying forum that the B.C. premier said was partly motivated by the teen's...

Was Amanda Todd's Death a Tipping Point?

Craig and Marc Kielburger | Posted 01.14.2013 | Canada
Craig and Marc Kielburger

This year we see one issue weighing on young people more than any other: bullying. After the event, we shared a moment with the mother of the B.C. teen who had taken her life to offer our condolences. The grieving mother told us she hoped her daughter's tragedy would prove a tipping point. We believe it has.

Amanda Todd Suicide Spurs Anti-Bullying Conference

CP | James Keller, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.12.2013 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - British Columbia's premier wants to change the way teachers, students and the public think about bullying.Bullies are perpetrators, Premie...

She Was Not Internet Obsessed: Mom

CBC | Posted 12.23.2012 | Canada British Columbia

The mother of cyberbullying victim Amanda Todd says the teen, whose story led to a worldwide outpouring of anger and grief, touched the heart of most ...

We Don't Need Another Amanda Todd -- Let's Talk About Suicide

Arthur Gallant | Posted 12.23.2012 | Canada Living
Arthur Gallant

With the recent, tragic, and unnecessary death of bullying victim Amanda Todd, I believe that it is time to talk about suicide openly. Having the nation begin to talk about bullying and suicide prevention should have happened a long time ago. I am sad that it has taken an end to a life to begin talking about suicide so openly but it is something we must talk about to prevent it.

Amanda Todd Memo Defended

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 12.22.2012 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - An anti-bullying expert is defending a memo she co-authored that cautioned school districts around British Columbia about showing classes ...

VOTE: Should Students Watch Amanda Todd Video?

The Huffington Post B.C. | Andree Lau | Posted 11.12.2012 | Canada British Columbia

Opinion is split over whether showing the video created by B.C. teen Amanda Todd will create meaningful discussion in classrooms, or if it will be "tr...

Amanda Todd Suicide Leads to Media Chatter

J.J. McCullough | Posted 12.22.2012 | Canada Politics
J.J. McCullough

2012-04-27-mediabitesreal.jpg It's now been two weeks since the tragic, allegedly bullying-induced suicide of B.C. teenager Amanda Todd first made headlines around the world, but if the steady output of Canadian editorial pages is any indication, there's still much to say. It's hard to deny the sheer poetic justice in the volume of sympathy and thoughtfulness born from the aftermath of an episode of such overbearing nihilism and cruelty. Not that some haven't gone too far, of course.

WATCH: Amanda Todd's Mom Talks About Daughter's Life

The Vancouver Sun | Posted 12.20.2012 | Canada British Columbia

There is the Amanda Todd that the world came to know. But there was more to Amanda and now her mother Carol shares the story of her life....

Whose Fault is Our Culture of Bullying?

Mara Shapiro | Posted 12.19.2012 | Canada Living
Mara Shapiro

I can't stop thinking about Amanda Todd. Why she died, why nobody stopped the kids who were bullying her, how her cyber-stalker wasn't caught or prosecuted, why her parents seemed to be in the dark. I'm struggling because I want to lay blame. And I don't know where it should go.

Vigils In Remembrance

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 12.19.2012 | Canada British Columbia

SURREY, B.C. - They lit candles, shared their thoughts and collectively took a quiet stand against the kind of torment which caused a British Columbia...

'Unfounded' Rumours Of Todd's Tormentor Slowing Investigation: RCMP

CP | Dene Moore, The Canadian Press | Posted 12.16.2012 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - Online rumours and scams linked to the tragic case of Amanda Todd are delaying the police investigation of her case, RCMP said Tuesday.Sgt...

Amanda Todd Was Not Just Bullied

Wayne K. Spear | Posted 12.16.2012 | Canada
Wayne K. Spear

In reading about the tragic case of Amanda Todd, I was unable to find a single news source prepared to follow the evidence to its logical conclusion -- that she was the victim of male sexual violence. Here on display was the familiar and rank hypocrisy by which women are routinely sexualized and then attacked for their supposedly wanton ways. .

Alleged Harasser Named By Hacker Group

CBC | Posted 12.15.2012 | Canada British Columbia

The tragic story of B.C. teen suicide victim Amanda Todd has taken another bizarre twist as the internet hacking and activist group Anonymous has name...

Ryan Doherty: Amanda Todd Suicide, A Sensless Tragedy

Ryan Doherty | Posted 12.11.2012 | Canada Alberta
Ryan Doherty

She was a typical girl of her age. She took pictures with her friends out on various adventures. She had a Facebook Account, A Twitter account, and membership with some web-cam chat sites. It turns out she had joined the cam sites to try and meet new folks, something we've all done in one way or another. In many ways, she wasn't much different from me when I was 15.

Bullied Teen Sexually Exploited: Advocate

CP | Dene Moore, The Canadian Press | Posted 12.15.2012 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - A national child exploitation group received a tip almost a year ago about 15-year-old Amanda Todd, the British Columbia teenager who took...

Motion Calls For Anti-Bullying Strategy

CP | Terry Pedwell, The Canadian Press | Posted 12.15.2012 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - When Dany Morin was being picked on in high school, there was no such thing as Facebook.The taunting faced by teens these days is far worse t...

The Least We Can Do Is Learn From Amanda Todd

Wendy Craig | Posted 12.14.2012 | Canada
Wendy Craig

With the recent case of 15-year old Amanda Todd who killed herself Wednesday as a result of a cyberbullying campaign against her, it's clear we need to do a better job of supporting youth who are victimized by bullying. We can empower youth to be part of the solution by teaching them what they can do.

Stop Making Sickening Remarks About Teen's Death: Family

CBC | Posted 12.14.2012 | Canada British Columbia

The family of a B.C. teenager who took her own life last week is asking online bullies to leave the teenager alone, police say. Amanda Tod...