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How to Deal with Aggression in Preschoolers: PREVNet in ParentsCanada Magazine

In a recent article featured in ParentsCanada magazine, PREVNet's experts provide some insight on what parents can do to recognize and handle aggression in their young children.

Bullying in Canada: New Angus Reid Poll Results Released

A new poll released by the Angus Reid Institute confirms bullying remains a serious issue for parents, with 89% reporting it to be a serious problem today.

PREVNet Partners with Primus to Develop a Program to Eliminate Online Bullying

PREVNet partners with Primus Telecommunications (Primus) to Develop a Program to Eliminate Online Bullying.

Canadian Red Cross Reveals Winning Day of Pink T-Shirt Design

The Canadian Red Cross reveals the winning Day of Pink T-Shirt design and provides details on the upcoming Day of Pink Film Festival.

WITS Programs National Poster Contest is Underway!

The WITS Programs launch annual Poster, Poetry, and Prose Contest with 10 Prizes of $500 Chapters Gift Cards!

Hockey Canada, Kids Help Phone, and PREVNet have Created New Cyberbullying Prevention Tools and Resources

Hockey Canada has teamed up with Kids Help Phone and PREVNet to bring you resources and tools to assist you with prevention of cyberbullying in the hockey environment and we urge you to review the information provided.

Boys and Girls Clubs of Canada Share PSAs Celebrating Great Futures

PREVNet Partner Organization, Boys and Girls Clubs of Canada, launched a creative new public service announcement campaign celebrating the impact of Boys and Girls Clubs on the lives of 3 accomplished alumni.

Canadian Women's Foundation Studies the Importance of Role Models

A recent study by PREVNet Partner Organization, the Canadian Women's Foundation, found that role models play an important part in developing girls' confidence.

Dr. Tracy Vaillancourt Q&A: Why some victims become bullies

PREVNet and University of Ottawa researcher, Dr. Tracy Vaillancourt discusses findings that show victims are more likely to move to become bullies than bullies are to become victims in this recent piece by the Ottawa Citizen.

PREVNet Unveils Facts and Tools for Schools

Last week, in conjunction with Bullying Awareness Week, Dr. Debra Pepler (York University) and Dr. Wendy Craig (Queen's University) unveiled a new toolkit for educators and school administrators.  The Facts and Tools for Schools toolkit includes over 100 pages of information to support on going bullying prevention across Ontario.

The resource also includes a definition for bullying, outlining what bullying is, what the various forms of bullying are, the difference between bullying, aggression and teasing, and how educators can identify these three areas.

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