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Welcome to PREVNet

Canada's authority on bullying

PREVNet is a national network of leading researchers and organizations, working together to stop bullying in Canada. It is the first of its kind in this country and a world leader in bullying prevention. Through education, research, training and policy change, PREVNet aims to stop the violence caused by bullying - so every child can grow up happy, healthy and safe.

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February 11-17th is Random Acts of Kindness Week! Read about PREVNet's #SpreadKindness project in this new TELUS WISE blog by PREVNet Graduate Student, Kalee De France and get ideas on how to actively spread kindness this week and beyond. Learn more
Canadian youth sharing others' sexts at high rate
A new study by University of Toronto’s Factor-Inwentash Faculty of Social Work, MediaSmarts and TELUS WISE shows Canadian youth are sharing others' sexts at an alarming rate, often without consent.  This new research underscores the need for new educational efforts and tools for youth, parents, and teachers. Learn more
How often have you "liked" or commented on something that was unkind? In a brand new blog post for parents by PREVNet and Primus, we look at the ways in which we sometimes unintentionally model unkind behaviour online and how we can turn things around. Learn more
A new PSA developed by PREVNet's National Youth Advisory and Sandbox Photovideo shows just how important a role model can be in a youth's life.  Learn more
Our new healthy relationships quizzes for elementary-aged students are a great way to start a conversation. Parents and teachers can help youth identify behaviours that characterize healthy relationships. Check out PREVNet's latest blog to learn more. Learn more

Bullying Policy & Legislation

The law on bullying in Canada and your rights and responsibilities.

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NCE Projects

Networks of Centres of Excellence – Our 10 Knowledge Mobilization Projects

Mobilizing research to improve the lives of Canadians and enact social change.

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Research

Read summaries of PREVNet's comprehensive research on bullying and our understanding of it as a relationship problem. Find useful resources, tools, books and videos and learn more about how to create a world free from bullying.

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Canada's authority on bullying

PREVNet is a national network of leading researchers and organizations, working together to stop bullying in Canada. It is the first of its kind in this country and a world leader in bullying prevention. Through education, research, training and policy change, PREVNet aims to stop the violence caused by bullying - so every child can grow up happy, healthy and safe.

Learn more about PREVNet

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