City council in Saskatoon has voted to proceed with a draft bylaw aimed at cracking down on bullies. The vote came at a Monday meeting where a number of presenters told council that such a bylaw would give police another tool to help root out bullies.
Online comments have been pouring in on Facebook memorial pages and on Twitter over the past week, after a Regina teenager died, in what parents suspect to be another case of suicide after relentless online bullying.
Nova Scotia has concluded its first anti-bullying leadership conference, which saw nearly 500 participants of all stripes come together to tackle what is being increasingly recognized as a widespread and complicated issue.
While bullying has long been a scourge of schoolyards, kids seem to be taking on a new form of bullying: a medical survey earlier this year found roughly one-third of kids and teens say they've been bullied for their allergies.