Pink Shirt Day

The New Bullying Prevention

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Bullying is a major problem in our schools, workplaces, homes, and over the Internet.

pinksmileyOver the next few weeks on CKNW we will be helping raise awareness on these issues and the guests will hopefully give us all the tools needed to rainbowstand up against bullies and step in when we see it happening. Then on February 26, 2014 we encourage all of you to wear something pink to symbolize“Pink Shirt Day”that we as a society will not toleratebullying anywhere. We wish we could take credit for this idea but it comes from two incredible Nova Scotia high school students. Here is a snippet of the Globe & Mail article which inspired us: the-guys3Two Canadians who should be honoured world wide,  David Shepherd and Travis Price and their teenage friends organized a high-school protest to wear pink in sympathy with a Grade 9 boy…

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