Resources

Guard yourself against the effects of bullying and cyberbullying with these resources. Learn ways to stay safer online, find assistance for those in need (yourself or others), or simply get educated on how to be a better advocate for inclusion.

We’ve got the tools for everyone, from kids to teens, teachers to parents.

Cyberbullying

Media Smarts

MediaSmarts’ educational K-12 resources cover a wide-range of issues in “traditional” media and digital media. The resources align with provincial curriculum and the majority of the resources are free. There are supports to help students learn how to address cyberbullying, strategies, overview of Canadian laws, resources for parents and for teachers.

https://mediasmarts.ca/

Need Help Now

needhelpnow.ca provides information to youth who have been negatively impacted by a sexual picture/video being shared by peers. The website outlines what information should be included when contacting a website to request the removal of content, sample complaints and step-by-step information for contacting popular websites.

https://needhelpnow.ca/app/en/

Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada

This bilingual website offers resources and tools for Canadian educators and parents. The tools were created to help advise youth about the relevance and importance of privacy when using digital technologies. Resources include presentation packages for educators and parents, fact sheets, discussion topics, other tools and videos.

http://www.priv.gc.ca/youth-jeunes/index_e.asp

Parenting in a Digital Age: Understanding Kids and Technology

PREVNet and Primus collaborated to create this Canadian website with cyberbullying resources for parents. The website features the latest research and resources to enable parents to do their part to help their children and teens promote healthy relationships online.

http://cyberbullying.primus.ca/

Protect Kids Online

This website helps parents/guardians stay on top of the digital world their children are engaging in. You will find information about the ever-changing online interests of young people, the potential risks they face and proactive strategies to help keep your child/adolescent safe while online.

http://www.protectkidsonline.ca/app/en/