Adapted from bullyingcanada.ca; thebullyproject.com;
and The Vancouver Sun by Nila Gopaul
Illustrations by Nola Johnston”
In June, 2012, Premier Christy Clark
announced the B.C. government
will spend $2-million to help stop
bullying in schools.
Did you know?
About one in seven children in Canada
(aged 11 to 16) is bullied.
There are many warning signs when
children are bullied. For example:
- They do not want to go to school.
- They are sad, angry or withdrawn.
- They often have their things
broken or stolen.
Talk to your children about bullying.
What can they do to keep safe?
Some of the following things can help:
(To read the rest of this article online, click “continue reading” below.)
Read the PDF
Visit the links
- For more information, download “Keeping Kids Safe – A Guide for Parents of Students in Grades K-12 “.
The brochure is available in several languages.
- Read the Westcoast Reader article, “A pink shirt”.
Read the first part of this series, “Bullying.”
1. Look at the bully and yell:
“No! Stop it!”
Then, walk away or run
if you have to.
2. When you can,
find an adult you trust
and tell the adult
3. Speak and act bravely.
Do not show
you are scared.
4. Make friends with people
who will help you.
Be a friend, also.
Help people who are bullied.