Prepared by Public Safety Canada and MediaSmarts, The Digital Citizenship Guide for Parents prepares parents and guardians for conversations when their children first start using digital devices. The following key elements of digital citizenship are covered: Respecting People’s Feelings; Respecting Privacy; and, Respecting Property. Conversation starters are provided to help parents talk about issues with their children in a constructive and meaningful way and offers strategies to create household Internet rules.
Created by the Government of Canada, this website will increase awareness of common online threats and cyber safety. The site contains interactive videos and information about cyberbullying for parents and teens.
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.
Ministry of Education Policy Statement: Student Alliances for Gender and Sexual Diversity in Saskatchewan Schools
The Ministry of Education has a policy statement regarding student alliances for gender and sexual diversity in Saskatchewan schools that encourages and supports school division discussions, policy development and safe school practices for all students.
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.