Cyberbullying Canada

Back to School Social Media Rules for Parents and Kids

Jeff Quipp | Posted 09.04.2014 | Canada Living
Jeff Quipp

With the school year back in full swing, it's a great time to revisit a topic that affects students, parents and teachers equally: social media. While social media use continues to grow and becomes increasingly common place, it is nonetheless an area of contention, particularly when it comes to kids -- both in and outside of the classroom.

Nova Scotia Police Squad Goes After Facebook, Google Data

CP | Michael MacDonald, The Canadian Press | Posted 08.02.2014 | Canada Business

HALIFAX - A unique Nova Scotia law aimed at squelching online harassment is being used for the first time to reach beyond Canada's borders to determin...

So Now We Know: Cyberbullying Bill Is About Terror, Child Porn

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada Business

Ever since the Tories introduced their anti-cyberbullying bill last month, critics have been asking why it deals with numerous issues not directly rel...

Cyberbullying Bill Gives Police Too Much Power, Privacy Czar Says

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 01.28.2014 | Canada Business

OTTAWA - The federal privacy commissioner says she has questions about the government's cyberbullying bill — including the lack of accountability an...

The Cyberbullying Bill Could Have Helped My Daughter

Glen Canning | Posted 01.25.2014 | Canada Politics
Glen Canning

We were horrified to find out that taking a photograph of oneself having sex with an unknowing and unconscious person then texting it out to pretty much everyone she knows wasn't a crime in Canada. Seriously, trust me. It isn't. But now, fortunately, it will be. I am very grateful to hear that Justice Minister Peter MacKay and Public Safety Minister Steven Blaney have announced new legislation that will address this disgusting crime that devastated our daughter Rehtaeh. Now, thanks to this new legislation, ignoring these young victims and their families will no longer be an option.

Tories Crack Down On Cyberbullying

CP | Terry Pedwell, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - The Conservative government has introduced a wide-ranging bill designed to make it illegal to distribute "intimate images" without consent an...

Province's Cyberbullying Investigation Unit Up And Running

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 11.30.2013 | Canada Impact

HALIFAX - The Nova Scotia government says an investigative unit created to look into cases of cyberbullying in the province is in operation.The provin...

Cyberbullying Legislation Coming: MacKay

CP | Chinta Puxley, The Canadian Press | Posted 11.26.2013 | Canada Politics

WINNIPEG - Federal Justice Minister Peter MacKay is promising the Tories will introduce new "holistic" legislation in the fall to fight cyberbullying ...

Choking Back Tears

CP | Joel Eastwood, The Canadian Press | Posted 06.30.2013 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - During her seven years as a cabinet minister, some of them difficult, Rona Ambrose has rarely been anything but cool and detached.But the pub...

Step in to Stop Bullying and Make a Difference

Karen Sterling | Posted 02.03.2013 | Canada Impact
Karen Sterling

As a business executive, I routinely apply logic to solve issues, but when my child called to say she'd just been surrounded a school gang who verbally abused and bullied her, all logic goes out the window... I just wanted to protect her. Sadly bullying continues to be a pervasive issue that affects our kids' well-being.

Cyberbullying-Linked Suicides On The Rise

CBC | Posted 12.20.2012 | Canada Living

Cases of suicides linked to cyberbullying have grown over the past decade, but being tormented over the internet is rarely the main factor involved, a...