Yesterday morning I had the opportunity to speak to hundreds students at Fairview Junior High School in Halifax. I was invited by Federal Justice Minister Peter MacKay to help introduce the new national campaign that emphasizes the legal consequences of cyberbullying.
The campaign is called Stop Hating Online and it outlines what constitutes cyberbullying and what to do if you’re a victim or a victim’s parent. The goal is to start a national conversation about the impacts of cyberbullying, to give parents and teens the tools to stop it.
Get Cyber Safe now has comprehensive information on cyberbullying for both teens and the adults in their lives, on everything from recognizing the warning signs, to step-by-step instructions for dealing with it, to ways to encourage bystanders to stand up to cyberbullying.
“Stop Hating Online” TV Ad