Cyber-hate is no joke

[su_quote cite="Mean Tweet"]No one likes you. Do everyone a favor. Just kill yourself.[/su_quote] [su_divider top="no" divider_color="#006699"] We never expected that our video ‘Kids Read Mean Tweets’ would gain the momentum that it has! As of today, [...]

2016-10-21T21:43:08+00:00 March 18th, 2015|Categories: Cyberbullying|Tags: , , , , , |Comments Off on Cyber-hate is no joke

No Place to Hide: The Rehtaeh Parsons Story

TORONTO -- Documentaries about bullied teen Rehtaeh Parsons and former Newfoundland and Labrador premier Danny Williams are among the high-profile titles heading to a Hot Docs festival bolstered by a record number of female directors. Hot Docs presid [...]

Relationship to Victim Rehtaeh Anne Parsons: Father

Glen Canning January 15, 2015 Victim Impact Statement Case File: 130794 Relationship to Victim Rehtaeh Anne Parsons: Father Your Honor, This victim impact statement is written on behalf of Rehtaeh Parsons. As her father, these are the words I believe [...]

United Nations Commission on the Status of Women

This afternoon I will be speaking at the United Nations in New York City for the fifty-ninth session of the Commission on the Status of Women. Representatives of Member States , UN entities, and ECOSOC-accredited non-governmental organizations (NGOs) [...]

“I tried to commit suicide at 16…”

Graham Moore won Best Adapted Screenplay for "The Imitation Game" at Sunday's Oscars, and he used the win to give a powerful speech about suicide awareness and depression. "I tried to commit suicide at 16 and now I'm standing here," he said. "I would [...]

2016-10-21T21:43:09+00:00 February 23rd, 2015|Categories: Suicide|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on “I tried to commit suicide at 16…”

Rehtaeh Parsons Society

We are so glad to be able to finally launch the Rehtaeh Parsons Society in memory of Rehtaeh. Today is going to be fantastic day and I'm really looking forward to it. The feedback over the last year and a half from across Canada makes it obvious a ne [...]

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 gr [...]

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

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 [...]

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

Interview on Bill C-13 – AM640

Radio interview on the Jeff MacArthur Show AM 640 regarding my stance on Bill C-13. "Bill C-13 is a law that would give politicians and law enforcement officers the ability to demand your personal online data and information from ISPs and cellphone c [...]

2016-10-21T21:43:18+00:00 May 15th, 2014|Categories: Social Media|Tags: , , , , , , |1 Comment
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