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Happy #NationalPuppyDay

Our pug Alice. She's just over a year old. Happy #NationalPuppyDay If you find yourself in a bad place please reach out to a safe person. If you know someone who could use a listener, let them know you're there. Where to get help: Kids Help Phone: Call 1-800-668-6868 or visit www.kidshelpphone.ca for online counselling. Canadian Ass [...]

2018-03-23T17:34:08+00:00March 23rd, 2018|Categories: Social Media|Tags: , , |1 Comment

Nova Scotia Underage ‘Sexting Ring’ Trial Will Test New Law

Canning said he thinks more education should be a bigger priority than punitive laws. He believes his daughter's story should be shared by educators as a warning of the worst-case scenario involving cyberbullying. Source: Nova Scotia Underage ‘Sexting Ring’ Trial Will Test New Law | VICE | Canada [...]

2016-09-14T12:48:51+00:00August 17th, 2016|Categories: Social Media|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Nova Scotia Underage ‘Sexting Ring’ Trial Will Test New Law

Finally, Good News for Carol Todd #AmandaTodd

Carol Todd, the mother of British Columbia teenager Amanda Todd, may finally have some justice. One of the men who tormented Amanda to death can be brought to Canada to face charges after an Amsterdam court approved his extradition. Aydin Coban has to face charges in the Netherlands for sexual assault and the extortion of 39 other victims before [...]

2016-10-21T21:42:43+00:00June 28th, 2016|Categories: Social Media|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on Finally, Good News for Carol Todd #AmandaTodd

#MoreThanMean

#MoreThanMean is a video that shows men reading real comments to female sports reporters. It's disturbing how some men act towards women online (and offline). What these pathetic trolls write is sickening and shows how little they have in common with decent people. Source: http://justnotsports.com #MoreThanMean Tweets [...]

2016-10-21T21:42:49+00:00April 30th, 2016|Categories: Social Media|Tags: , , |Comments Off on #MoreThanMean

Breaking News Handbook

The rampant misreporting that follows shootings is so predictable On the Media made up a handy Breaking News Consumer's Handbook. Below are some tips for how, "in the wake of a big, tragic story, you can sort good information from bad." They  even made a handy, printable PDF that you can tape to your television or computer monitor the next time yo [...]

2016-10-21T21:42:54+00:00December 3rd, 2015|Categories: Social Media|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Breaking News Handbook

#ShesNotForSale

Many Canadians think sex trafficking is just an international issue - a crime happening "somewhere out there." Its not: 93% of Canada's sex trafficked victims are Canadian girls. #ShesNotForSale is a campaign to end human trafficking in Canada. Share the video and support the campaign by visiting: www.joysmithfoundation.com. Get more information [...]

2016-10-21T21:42:55+00:00December 1st, 2015|Categories: Social Media|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on #ShesNotForSale

Written in ink

[su_divider top="no" divider_color="#006699"] [su_quote cite="J. K. Rowling"]The internet has been a boon and a curse for teenagers.[/su_quote] The Las Vegas' "What Happens Here, Stays Here" slogan is one of the more famous taglines in marketing and one of the most quoted, talked about, and recognized ad campaigns in history. If we could come up wi [...]

2016-10-21T21:43:01+00:00August 19th, 2015|Categories: Social Media|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Written in ink

Girls Inc – Durham

[su_quote cite="Elie Wiesel"]We must always take sides. Neutrality helps the oppressor, never the victim. Silence encourages the tormentor, never the tormented.[/su_quote] Girls Inc - Durham Last week I had the pleasure to speak before an amazing group of girls at the annual Re-thinc GIRLS! Conference in Durham, Ontario. The conference "brings lea [...]

2016-10-21T21:43:11+00:00November 10th, 2014|Categories: Cyberbullying, Social Media|Tags: , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Girls Inc – Durham

The Internet: Do We Really Have No Privacy

If you live in Halifax this would be a good talk to take in. If not, it will be broadcast online at www.ccepa.ca. [su_divider top="no"] On Tuesday, October 28, join Michael Geist, Canada Research Chair in Internet and E-commerce Law from the University of Ottawa to discuss Internet privacy and whether it even exists. The Internet: Do We Really Have [...]

2016-10-21T21:43:12+00:00October 27th, 2014|Categories: Social Media|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on The Internet: Do We Really Have No Privacy

Interview on Bill C-13 – 570 News

Radio interview on the 570 News regarding my stance on Bill C-13. "The father of Rehtaeh Parsons maintains that had changes been made to Bill C-13, it could have saved his daughters life. He appeared before the House of Commons’ Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights and shared some thoughts on Bill C-13. Saying he knows there are concerns [...]

2016-10-21T21:43:18+00:00May 16th, 2014|Categories: Social Media|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Interview on Bill C-13 – 570 News
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