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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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Learn more about psychosocial and biological factors that can influence the health and well-being of youth in our latest Safe and Accepting Schools Newsletter for Educators. Featuring research from Dr. Tracy Vaillancourt, this issue offers practical strategies for creating positive classroom communities that promote healthy relationships and social connectedness. Learn more
Join us June 25th for a webinar presentation "Learning Through Culture to Promote Healthy Youth Relationshiops", by Shelley Cardinal, National Senior Manager of Indigenous Community Engagement and Research with the Canadian Red Cross.  The webinar is open to the public and free of charge. Learn more
Public Health Agency of Canada has just announced $6.5M to support projects led by PREVNet, McMaster University, and the Canadian Public Health Association, to prevent teen and youth dating violence and child maltreatement. Learn more
Did you know that youth engagement leads to better health outcomes for young people, adults, agencies and communities?  Involving youth in the decisions that affect them connects youth to their communities. See our new resource page for strategies for engaging youth, including our recent webinar on the topic! 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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