Bullied in Alberta
Original Air Date:
Wednesday, March 14, 2012
Fifty-two per cent of Albertans report being bullied as a child or teen, according to a recent conducted for Big Brothers Big Sisters Canada.
While several provinces are introducing legislation to combat bullying, including Alberta’s Bill 2, some advocates say it's time for a national strategy and social education. 58 per cent of Albertans surveyed would take that a step further and make bullying a crime.
Has bullying become more prevalent in Alberta? Will prevention or punishment combat the problem? Is it time to take a harder line?
Joining us for this discussion is Kari Readman, a Member of the Service Delivery Team with Boys and Girls Clubs, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Edmonton and area; Austen Radowits represents the Alberta Prevention of Bullying Youth Committee; and Dr. Kelly Schwartz, Registered Psychologist and Director of the University of Calgary's Applied Psychological and Educational Services.
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