Carol Todd

Kind Words to Me From a Stranger

Carol Todd | Posted 08.17.2014 | Canada Living
Carol Todd

In the past 20 months, my journey has been filled with meeting a variety of people. The majority are thoughtful, kind and compassionate. This is a letter that I found in my inbox that "fills the bucket." I believe that words and writers like this deserve to be shared.

Tories Ignore Experts On Cyberbullying Bill

CBC | Susan Mas, CBC | Posted 07.26.2014 | Canada Politics

The Conservatives will not heed the advice of a growing list of independent experts and opposition critics who are urging the federal government to sp...

Amanda Todd's Mother: Cyberbullying Bill Goes Too Far

CP | Terry Pedwell, The Canadian Press | Posted 07.13.2014 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - The mother of a B.C. teen who took her own life after she was sexually exploited online says a proposed crackdown on cyberbullying goes too f...

Term 'Bullying' Losing Impact: Amanda Todd's Mom

CBC | Posted 04.28.2014 | Canada British Columbia

Students and advocates rallied in Vancouver this morning and the colour pink poured onto streets and school hallways across Canada, but one of B.C.&ap...

Why Mental Health Day Matters for My Daughter, Amanda Todd

Carol Todd | Posted 03.31.2014 | Canada Living
Carol Todd

Bell Let's Talk Day was on Tuesday. This is a campaign which is very near and dear to my heart. My daughter Amanda had depression and anxiety. When she finally had the courage to speak up and talk about how she felt, others made fun of her.

Could the Cyberbullying Bill Have Saved Amanda? Yes.

Carol Todd | Posted 01.25.2014 | Canada Politics
Carol Todd

I went to Ottawa for the tabling of the new Cyberbullying Bill in the House of Commons on Wednesday. It has been a long time coming, and as parents who have lost our children, it is a necessity. The question that I heard the most from media was this one: Do you think this piece of legislation would have 'saved' Amanda? YES.

Her Tormentor Was Never Tracked

CBC | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada British Columbia

RCMP in British Columbia were alerted at least five times over the course of nearly two years about the ongoing sexual extortion of Amanda Todd before...

Rebecca Sedwick's Story Is All Too Familiar to Me

Carol Todd | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada Living
Carol Todd

I woke up today to the headlines about the story of Rebecca Sedwick in Florida and that two girls had been charged with the cyberharassment that was endured. It makes me wonder again how kids can be that mean and cruel towards others. I always wonder -- do their parents know?

One Year After Amanda Todd's Death

CP | Dirk Meissner, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada British Columbia

VICTORIA - When Tad Milmine walks into a classroom, students don't know anything about him.They don't know he's an RCMP officer. They don't know he's ...

Amanda Would Have Loved We Day 2013

Carol Todd | Posted 11.26.2013 | Canada Impact
Carol Todd

Back from WE DAY Toronto 2013. What a fantastic event. To be able to listen to the speakers and absorb what they had to say was pretty amazing. And then feeling the energy in the building with over 20,000 youth present. It was certainly one of those magical moments. Although I don't always feel the spiritual world around me, I did feel Amanda's presence at We Day Toronto.

Me To We Awards Honour Six Everyday Canadian Heroes

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 09.20.2013 | Canada Impact

It's one thing to be idealistic and mean well in life, but it's another thing to go out there and kick the world's butt to actually make a difference....

I'm Taking on Bullying in Memory of My Daughter, Amanda Todd

Carol Todd | Posted 10.14.2013 | Canada Impact
Carol Todd

On Saturday, it will be 10 months since my daughter, Amanda, left us. I am trying to keep myself busy so I don't feel that dark cloud come upon me as it does every month. I am excited to meet all the people who have come into my life in the past 10 months. They all have made a difference and that's what it is all about. They rally around and support and make change. I am so happy to finally meet, hug, say hello and share stories. These are all warm and giving people.

'Bikes Against Bullies' Rally Honours Amanda Todd, Bullying Victims

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 08.09.2013 | Canada British Columbia

PORT COQUITLAM, B.C. - Dozens of people gathered in Port Coquitlam on Sunday for the first annual Bikes Against Bullies rally in honour of Amanda Todd...

How The Internet Still Hurts Amanda Todd

Jesse Miller | Posted 06.12.2013 | Canada British Columbia
Jesse Miller

Parents please continue to learn about the story attached to Amanda Todd and today do not hesitate to talk to your children about the new story of Rehtaeh Parsons. Talk to your children about mental health, talking about social media is the first step in educating your kids about social media safety and outline your expectations about how your children will utilise this powerful tool for communication.

B.C. Parents Demand More Psychiatrists

CP | Dirk Meissner, The Canadian Press | Posted 06.02.2013 | Canada British Columbia

VICTORIA - Amanda Todd's mother and a group of parents have met with Health Minister Margaret MacDiarmid in an attempt to push the Liberal government ...

Amanda Todd's Mom On Online Safety

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 03.21.2013 | Canada British Columbia

Amanda Todd’s mother is using her daughter’s tragic story to warn parents to update old "stranger danger" lessons and focus on social media intera...

Amanda Todd Tribute By U.S. Artist

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 03.13.2013 | Canada British Columbia

A U.S. artist who was moved by Amanda Todd's story created a portrait as a tribute to the bullied B.C. teen who killed herself last year. The painting...

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...

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....