Canadian Senate Addresses Cyberbullying

CSSN President Stu Auty

In November 2011, the Senate Human Rights Committee was mandated by the Senate to study the issue of cyberbullying in Canada. The committee conducted hearings with over sixty witnesses, including academic researchers, volunteers, website operators, government departments, non-government organizations, teachers and students

Earlier this year, CSSN President Stu Auty was invited to speak to the Committee on the issue of cyberbullying and the importance in ensuring proper education on the topic and to promote its inclusion in the Criminal Code of Canada.

On Wednesday, December 12th at 3:45 pm the Standing Senate Committee will hold a press conference on its ongoing review of the issue. Interested parties can view the press conference online at http://senate-senat.ca/RIDR.asp.

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