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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...

Bullying Victims Remembered In Worldwide Vigils

CBC | Posted 12.19.2012 | Canada Living

A series of gatherings across Canada — and the world — are being held today to remember bullying victims, including the B.C. teen who committed su...

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.

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.

Calling It "Bullying" Doesn't Do Amanda Todd Justice

Jarrah Hodge | Posted 12.13.2012 | Canada British Columbia
Jarrah Hodge

Calling Amanda Todd's case "bullying" or even "cyberbullying" doesn't do it justice. "Bullying" erases specific social factors and makes it seem like something that you age out of. Adding the "cyber" prefix doesn't necessarily make it more accurate.

Amanda Todd Suicide Investigation Leads To 400 Global Tips

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 12.13.2012 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - In life, Amanda Todd feared she was all alone; In death, she has captured the attention of people from around the world, focusing a spotli...

'People Do Miss Her'

CBC | Posted 12.13.2012 | Canada British Columbia

B.C. Mounties say criminal charges could result from an investigation into the death of a 15-year-old girl who took her own life after experiencing re...

What Drives Trolls Amid Tragedy?

The Huffington Post B.C. | Andree Lau | Posted 07.28.2014 | Canada British Columbia

As Canada and the world react with grief, empathy and regret to the death of a B.C. teen, some online users are inexplicably still posting hurtful com...

Teen's Suicide Could Result In Criminal Charges

CP | Terri Theodore, The Canadian Press | Posted 12.12.2012 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - A video glimpse into the life of a now-dead teenage girl who said she was being relentlessly bullied has prompted a police investigation, ...

Bullied Teen's Video Leaves Legacy

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 10.12.2012 | Canada British Columbia

A B.C. teen, who killed herself after years of bullying, has sparked a debate on how to stop online attacks and provide help to victims. Her YouTube v...

B.C. Teen's Torment Ends In Suicide

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

A Vancouver-area teen who used YouTube to share her heart-wrenching story of being bullied online and beaten at school has killed herself, unleashing ...