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Celebrate Kindness with Metrotown on Pink Shirt Day

I never thought we’d be discussing bullying in elementary school but here we are. With 2 kids in Grade 1, we’ve had our fair share of chats with teachers and kids and are working our way through big feelings, kind words and how what we say to other people really matters. Looking ahead, we realize one day these kids are going to be in high school where technology and bullying

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One in five students here in Canada are affected by bullies. One in five! That’s a dreadful statistic. As someone who was bullied throughout elementary, I know first hand how it can impact not only your school life, but your home life, your physical and mental health, your inner dialogue and more. In this digital age, finding refuge from a bully has become so much harder. Cyberbullying has become a

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Bullying is something that happens daily, if not hourly for some people. As a survivor of bullying in both middle and high school, I know just how long those scars travel with you. Even as an adult, my self-esteem suffers on a regular basis when I am triggered by something from my childhood. Even with zero bullying tolerance in many schools, it isn’t enough. With the rise of cyber bullying

Make nice at Metropolis at Metrotown for Pink Shirt Day+ #Giveaway! #METMakeNice

No matter what our differences, kindness is always a choice worth making. This year Metropolis at Metrotown has joined the movement against bullying, working with the CKNW Orphans’ Fund for Pink Shirt Day from February 6 – 22, 2017. Bullying at schools and work places is still very much a problem and by pledging to support this initiative, you are helping to eliminate bullying, offering support to those who need

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Bullying. It’s a word that I thought I would eventually outgrow. When we’re kids and bullied in school, we’re always told that “it gets better when you’re older”. The fact is, it doesn’t. A lot of bullying flows right over into adulthood, and with the help of social media and anonymity it’s all the more rampant. Bullying experienced by children follows them into adult years – feelings of inadequacy, depression

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I’m one of many faces. A survivor of relentless, non-stop, horrendous bullying. I survived my school years by clinging to the hope that one day; they would be over. My bullying years lasted through late elementary school right up to grade 10, I contemplated suicide more than once. I was teased, taunted and hit more times then I can count. I feared going to school everyday and having to face