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 […]
With another year until we get a statutory holiday in BC, February could be looking pretty gloomy at this point. However, with events to celebrate the two year Vancouver 2010 Olympic anniversary, a city-wide festival, a film festival, a comedy fetival, and more, the February 2012 calendar is looking pretty bright. Photo credit: couloir on […]
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 […]