CUPE rallies outside Saint John Laundry over workplace bullying

A rally staged outside of Saint John Laundry by the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) Saturday looked to raise awareness around what they’re calling the growing problem of workplace bullying. “Bullying is going on across the province in all…

New Brunswick education minister says discipline policy needed for bullying

New Brunswick’s education minister says bullying and other violence in the classroom won’t be tolerated, and he’s looking to develop a new discipline policy. Dominic Cardy’s comments came as a three-day provincial education summit wrapped up in Fredericton on Friday.…

‘It’s just a powder keg’: New Brunswick Labour Board finds laundry strike to be illegal

The New Brunswick Labour and Employment Board has ruled that a work stoppage that began on Wednesday at Saint John Laundry is an illegal strike. The board’s ruling came down on Friday after a complaint was filed by the New…

1/4 of Albertans affected by domestic violence in the workplace: survey

A quarter of Albertans have been affected by domestic violence in the workplace, according to a recent survey by the Alberta Council of Women’s Shelters. Related News The ACWS released the results of its Violence in the Workplace survey Thursday.…

Calgary Board of Education releases independent review on school bullying

The Calgary Board of Education released an independent review about school bullying on Wednesday, launched this spring after several incidents of bullying were reported to the CBE. The purpose of the review was to measure the effectiveness of the CBE’s…

Funeral held for teen fatally stabbed outside Hamilton high school

October 12 2019 12:42pm A funeral was held on Saturday for Devan Selvey, the Hamilton teen fatally stabbed outside Sir. Winston Churchill Secondary School on Monday. ‘ }); } else { var rel_id = svp.releaseInfo.contentId+””; if( typeof gnca_social_share_collection[rel_id] != “object”…

Family, friends of Hamilton teen fatally stabbed gather to mourn at funeral today

By The Canadian Press Posted October 12, 2019 11:13 am Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ HAMILTON – Family and friends will gather to mourn Devan Bracci-Selvey at the 14-year-old’s funeral in…

Experts say zero-tolerance policies aimed at stopping bullying aren’t working

TORONTO – The shocking death of a 14-year-old Ontario boy who was stabbed outside his high school raises questions about the effectiveness of the anti-bullying campaigns that have gained prominence in Canada in recent years, those with expertise in the…