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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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Announced today at Queen's University by Kingston and the Islands MP Mark Gerretsen, PREVNet will receive renewed funding by the Networks of Centres of Excellence for three years to continue our work in mobilizing knowlege and research on healthy relationships and bullying prevention in Canada. Learn more
Check out this inspiring TED Talk from Rita Pierson, an educator for 40 years, describing just how transformative positive relationships can be for students. Learn more
What do students want their teachers to know about bullying?  It's not just "kids being kids". Thanks to Western University Graduate Student Kathryn Pierce for sharing this short film and its positive message with us. Learn more
PREVNet has developed a new "Psychology Works" bullying fact sheet, "Bullying among Children and Youth" in collaboration with the Canadian Psychological Association. Learn more
A national study, The Every Teacher Project on LGBTQ-inclusive education, led by University of Winnipeg Professor and PREVNet Researcher, Dr. Catherine Taylor has just released its final report. The study was conducted in partnership with the Manitoba Teachers' Society. Learn more
Now available, this comprehensive e-learning program includes engaging, hands-on modules to prompt conversations among adults and youth, activities to be completed together and quizzes to test knowledge and debunk myths.  Learn more
To complement our full-length infographic series, PREVNet has also been recently featuring "Quick Facts" on Twitter and Facebook.  This is a handy series of mini-infographics that can easily be shared on your own social media. Learn more
New findings from a recent study led by Companies Committed to Kids show that although parents rank mental well-being as their top concern, parents aren't discussing it with their kids about it. 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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