Pink Shirt Day – Anti-Bullying Day

Lisa C. Daily Life, Newcomer Information, Updates

Did you know that 20% of kids are affected by bullying? Bullying is a major problem not only in our schools, but also at workplaces, homes, and online.

Today is February 24, Pink Shirt Day –Anti-Bullying Day!

Originated over a decade ago in Nova Scotia, Pink Shirt Day is now observed across Canada with worldwide support and participation. Countries across the globe also organize anti-bullying fundraisers of their own. In 2020, over 59 thousand youth are positively impacted by Pink Shirt Day funded programs.

Bullying and bullying behaviors
About cyberbullying
  • Cyberbullying, also known as online bullying,  is bullying through electronic means (by email, text messages, online comments, social media posts on Facebook, Instagram, etc.)
  • Cyberbullying is more overwhelming than traditional bullying.
  • Steps to stop cyberbullying
  • How to stay safe online

If you are an immigrant youth experiencing difficulties at school, or simply want to make friends with people of your age, check out our Core Connection program:

Wear a pink shirt and show your support! Learn more:

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Originate: begin, start, be created