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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

Dr. Debra Pepler recognized with 2015 Pickering Award

Congratulations to Dr. Debra Pepler as the recipient of the 2015 Pickering Award for Outstanding Contribution to Developmental Psychology in Canada. 

PREVNet Scientific Co-Directors Recognized for Fostering Cyber Safety

Drs. Debra Pepler and Wendy Craig announced as winners of TELUS WISE Outstanding Canadian Award for their dedication to promoting Internet and smartphone safety.

Are Canadian parents leaving kids' mental well-being off the dinner table?

Despite ranking the mental well-being of their kids as the top concern, Canadian parents aren't talking about it with them.

Bullying Prevention: Why does Canada lag behind the U.S.?

PREVNet’s Dr. Debra Pepler comments on a recent study by researchers at Columbia University regarding the association between bullying prevention policies and bullying in 25 U.S. states. 

Supporting Your Child's Mental Health throughout the School Year

PREVNet's Dr. Debra Pepler offers parents sound advice on how to better prepare kids for the upcoming challenges of the new school year in this recent Canadian Living article.

PREVNet, MediaSmarts and Telus Working Together to Understand Online Youth Behaviour

PREVNet together with MediaSmarts and Telus, have just launched a new survey to better understand youth online behaviour.

Taking the Pulse of Canada's Kids - New Landmark Study by CCK released

Companies Committed to Kids releases a new study on Physical, Social, Emotional and Mental Well-being of Canadian Kids. 

Just Released: New Workshop on Online Image for Teen Girls

MediaSmarts and the eGirls Project have released a new workshop aimed at girls in grades 7-9 on online image issues.


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