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25 Years Later: Canada's Ratification of the Convention of the Rights of the Child

The Canadian Coalition for the Rights of Children examines how Canada has done 25 years after the ratification of the Convention on the Rights of the Child.

Dr. Debra Pepler on Why Canada Lags Behind the U.S. in Reducing Bullying

Dr. Debra Pepler featured in Global News online report discussing why the U.S. is doing better than Canada at addressing bullying problems.

Being Safe & Savvy Online: New Ophea Article on Fostering Digital Citizenship

Dr. Wendy Craig explains what being a good digital citizen means and offers suggestions for teachers and parents for supporting children and youth who are entering the digital world.

Family Channel Stands Up To Bullying With Weeklong Programming Event, Beginning November 14

Family Channel is celebrating its 14th annual Stand UP! Bullying Awareness Week campaign with an entire week of programming dedicated to bullying prevention!

Researchers Recommend the WITS Bullying Prevention Program

Researchers at Dalhousie University reviewed popular bullying prevention programs, and recommended WITS for  the best effects at a lower cost and demonstrating long-term benefits.

PREVNet Renewed for 3 Years of NCE Funding

PREVNet received a funding renewal of $3.6 million from the Government of Canada's Networks of Centres of Excellence (NCE) Knowledge Mobilization initiative on April 29th, 2016.

 

Dr. Wendy Craig Invested in the Order of Ontario

Congratulations to PREVNet's Scientific Co-Director, Dr. Wendy Craig who was formally appointed to the Order of Ontario, Wednesday, January 20th in Toronto, ON.

Primus and PREVNet Launch E-Learning Program to Reduce Online Bullying

Primus and PREVNet have partnered to create Canada's first e-learning program on cyberbullying, designed for parents. This program has been developed to provide adults with the knowledge, skills, and confidence to tackle this important issue and drive positive action.

Young Canadians' Experiences with Electronic Bullying: A new report by MediaSmarts, PREVNet, and Telus

In 2015 Telus partnered with PREVNet and MediaSmarts to conduct a national survey of 800 youth ages 12-18 on their attitudes and experiences as witnesses to electronic bullying.  This new report offers insight into the choices they make and how adults can better support them.

York University media release about Bullying Prevention Conference

Bullying Prevention Conference on November 13 will explore link between bullying and mental health

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