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Travis Price and Jen Schaeffers on The Rush

Co-founder Travis Price and CKNW Oprhans’ Fund Executive Director Jen Schaeffers chat with Fiona about Pink Shirt Day. Travis Price’s anti-bullying movement started in his Nova Scotia high school when he heard a grade 9 student was being bullied because he wore a pink shirt day to school. The next day he brought 75 pink

25 Feb 2014 posted by


National anti-bullying plan announced at late teen’s school

The federal government will fund the Red Cross training of 2,400 young people so they can deliver anti-bullying workshops in their communities, it was announced at the Ottawa school of a student who died after years of bullying. Heritage Minister James Moore made the announcement Monday alongside the prime minister’s wife, Laureen Harper. Ottawa Counc.

3 Jun 2013 posted by


AZ student burned by bullies, beaten for tattling

An Apache Junction middle school student could have permanent scars after he says his own classmates burned him on the bus. His mother is worried about the emotional scars and is demanding the school protect her son from bullies. Cactus Canyon Junior High School seventh-grader Reinhard Zorko, 13, has missed school the last couple of

21 Mar 2013 posted by


On Pink Shirt Day, Edmonton teen reflects on being bullied and bullying others

Fourteen-year-old Tannan is a victim of bullying. Tannan says she was bullied as a child and remembers being picked on in Grade 1. “They looked at me as if I did something wrong,” Tannan said. “They could call me mean names and would tell me how I’m not really important and that I don’t belong

28 Feb 2013 posted by


Shane Koyczan’s “To This Day” Video Project – An expression of solidarity and compassion against bullying

Hello my darlings, There are so many people to thank this month. It wasn’t that long ago that I teamed up with Giant Ant Studios in Vancouver to bring forth a project for Pink Shirt Day. Today we share it with you. This animated piece is the result of a group of individuals coming together

19 Feb 2013 posted by


Our 2013 TV Commercial

Have you seen our new Public Service Announcement (PSA) commercial running all across Canada? It is airing right now and reminds people that as a bystander you can end bullying in 10 seconds by just speaking up. Or as we say, “Make Some Noise Against Bullying!”! This commercial really captures the essence of Pink Shirt

6 Feb 2013 posted by


Bullied: Surrey RCMP constable has been there, now he talks to kids

Tad Milmine still remembers the first time he had to clean his bullies’ saliva off the front door. His tormenters were his classmates in Cambridge, Ont., with a newfound pastime of picking on the quiet, petrified-shy 16-year-old who had no friends, said little in class, and never stood up for himself. As Milmine walked home

4 Feb 2013 posted by


Virginia bill tackles bullying for students, teachers

RICHMOND, Va (WTVR) – A bill aimed at providing a clear, legal definition of bullying in order to help prevent it from happening is making its way through the Virginia General Assembly. The House Education Committee cleared HB1871 on Monday. The bill defines bullying as “aggressive and unwanted behavior that is intended to harm or humiliate

29 Jan 2013 posted by


Vancouver Giants Pink Shirt Day Flash Mob

From the Vancouver Giants website: Half way through the second period a flash mob erupted in the north end blues! Almost 2,000 school kids from all over the Lower Mainland did an amazing job dancing a choreographed number in support of acceptance and anti-bullying awareness. The shocked crowd was on their feet as section, after section, after

22 Jan 2013 posted by


ACLU Wants To Challenge Cyberbullying Law

A raft of new laws addressing crime and punishment take effect on Saturday, including a move widening a three-year-old North Carolina statute criminalizing cyberbullying to protect school employees. The American Civil Liberties Union of North Carolina said the law may be the first of its kind in the country, and the organization said it will

4 Dec 2012 posted by


Las Vegas Bullying Video Brings Arrest Of Roy Martin Middle School Student, Teen Brother

Two Las Vegas middle school students were arrested Friday for their alleged involvement in bullying incident that has gone viral on the Internet. The video shows two boys attacking 13-year-old special education student Gregory Sams. KSNV reports the incident happened Wednesday at an apartment complex as Gregory was walking home from Roy Martin Middle School. A classmate

3 Dec 2012 posted by