Today is Safer Internet Day, an initiative focused on reducing cyberbullying and promoting responsible Internet use. Safer Internet Day When I was growing up, bullying involved punching, shoving, teasing, spreading bad rumours, keeping certain people out of a group, and getting certain people to “gang-up” on others. Now, with so many more ways to communicate […]
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Join the CKNW Orphans’ Fund to celebrate Pink Shirt Day with a kick-off Pink Shirt Day Ladies Luncheon on Friday, February 21st from 11:30 am to 2:00 pm at the Award Winning Blue Water Cafe in Yaletown. Presented by Coast Capital Savings, Pink Shirt Day in BC is Wednesday, February 26th, 2014. On that day […]
The second annual Stop Bullying Film Contest in Surrey is underway as students from grades 6 to 12 are invited to submit a 30 or 60 second film that identifies types of bullying, the impact that bullying has on people, and solutions to the problem. The judging panel was recently announced and it includes Mayor […]
Twitter chats and town hall meetings are becoming more popular with the inclusion of celebrities and local politicians who open themselves up to answer questions about specific topics online. If you’re a basic Twitter user, you may now know how to participate in these discussions so I thought that I would outline a few key […]
It’s been five years since CKNW was inspired by the story of two students from Nova Scotia (David Shepherd and Travis Price) who took a stand against bullying by wearing pink shirts to school in protest. Since that time, the concept of Pink Shirt Day has grown into a national campaign to raise awareness about […]